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In excess of

More than; used in kore formal contexts

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Somewhere in the region of

Around / about (less formal)

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Approximately

Could be a week before or after; rather formal

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A week or so

More than a week, but unclear how much more; (informal)

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Quite a few

A surprisingly or undesirably large number

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Smattering

Small proportion

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Dash/smidgen

Very small quantity

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Dollop

Usually a small amount; we can also say a large dollop

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Lashings

Very large quantities

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Oodles

Very large quantities

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Stacks of

A large number or quantity of (informal)

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More or less

Is often used with verbs and adverbs to make things more vague

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A bit/ A bit of a

Is used with adjectives and nouns to soften the meaning

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Or whatever

Or similar activities

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Or something

Any other kind of drink you want

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And things like that/ and that kind of thing

Different kinds of entertaining activities

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Something along those lines

Something fitting that description

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Or words to that effect

Or similar words expressing the same meaning