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everything but/except the kitchen sink

humorous a much ​largernumber of things than is ​necessary: We're only going on ​vacation for a ​week, but John will ​insist on taking everything but the ​kitchensink.
(Definition of everything but/except the kitchen sink from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “everything but/except the kitchen sink”
in Chinese (Simplified) 几乎全部东西, 过多的东西…
in Chinese (Traditional) 幾乎全部東西, 過多的東西…
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