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    Too much of sth ?

    I frequently come across those terms like "too much of a good thing", "too much of a rush", "too much of an apology" and so on.
    What does each of them mean ? What is the general meaning of the structure: "too much of + a noun" ?

    I would be obliged if you could give a detailed explanation.

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    Re: Too much of sth ?

    It means 'excessive'- chocolate is nice, but five boxes is too much of a good thing. If I say I was in too much of a rush, it means that I didn't have time to stop and do something because of the hurry I was in.

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