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    Post to be well into the hundreds

    From Deadly bomb hits hotel in Pakistan capital | World news | guardian.co.uk

    In the text below, what does the bolded sentence mean?

    Scores of bodies were being brought out of the flaming building as rescue workers battled the blaze in scenes of chaos. There are fears that the final death toll is likely to be well into the hundreds.

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    Default Re: to be well into the hundreds

    The numbers involved will be many hundreds [ie, 300 or more].

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