One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
To a great extent; very much.‘this cheered me up no end’
- ‘They showed remarkable fight on Sunday last, never gave up and this game will help them no end.’
- ‘It pleased me no end, trying to make amends for many years of imposed suppression.’
- ‘You know how it is when you suddenly become aware of some part of yourself, and it bothers you no end?’
- ‘And I was shown a picture of the Other Half in knee socks, which cheered me up no end.’
- ‘His daughters have come from abroad to see him and he has brightened up no end!’
- ‘That cheered me up no end and the round of applause after that was mentioned went on for minutes!’
- ‘That cheers me up no end knowing that in four weeks the depression will melt away.’
- ‘We're hoping to get a bit of gardening in tomorrow and, if so, the fresh air and gentle exercise will buck me up no end.’
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