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He had enough and to spare.

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Sentence #288889

He had enough and to spare.
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彼[かれ] は[] ありあまる[] ほど[] の[] お金[おかね] を[] 持っ[もっ] て[] い[] た[] 。[]
He had more than enough money.
Él tenía más que suficiente dinero.


Jun 6th 2011, 21:14
The English doesn't make much sense. Should it be this? I don't speak any Japanese.

He had enough, and extra to spare.
Jun 7th 2011, 12:49
Oddly enough it's in my Shogakukan Dictionary for あり余るほど(の)

Googling, it appears to be a phrase from the King James Bible. (Luke 15:17).

At best it's archaic now.

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