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Used to console someone whose romantic relationship has ended by pointing out that there are many other people with whom they may have a successful relationship in the future.
- ‘‘Oh and I suppose you will tell me next that there are plenty more fish in the sea’ yelled Giles.’
- ‘Because if a relationship doesn't work out, they know there are plenty more fish in the sea.’
- ‘How many more times do we have to remind you of this, he is just using you and there are plenty more fish in the sea, then you will see what love really is!’
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