One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An intolerable, impossible, or exhausting situation or experience.‘the effort proved too much for her’
- ‘In the first leg of the race, it was very rough and I thought that it was too much for me.’
- ‘Their outstanding quality was a little bit too much for us and it was a fair result.’
- ‘For a few though, the constant pressure gets too much and they have to bow out or fold up.’
- ‘She just goes ahead and does it, telling me to swear out loud if the pain gets too much.’
- ‘Is it too much to ask to have a little drama surrounding my entrance into the world?’
- ‘It is too much for us lesser mortals to understand fully what we are supporting and why.’
- ‘Much as Clune likes stirring up a bit of a buzz, there are times when it can be too much even for her.’
- ‘It was quite good, if you like that sort of thing but it was all too much for the Royal couple.’
- ‘Sarcasm was obviously too much for his assailant as he jumped off the tube and ran away.’
- ‘My father felt like that was maybe a little bit too much for me, but how else do you learn?’
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