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by (sheer) force/weight of numbers

because the number of ​people or things was so ​great: The ​crowdmanaged to ​forceits way in by ​sheerweight of ​numbers.
(Definition of by (sheer) force/weight of numbers from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “by (sheer) force/weight of numbers”
in Chinese (Simplified) (纯粹)凭借数量上的优势…
in Chinese (Traditional) (純粹)憑藉數量上的優勢…
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