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    when do you use "hours upon hours"

    when do you use the phrase "hours upon hours"?

    i can't find the exact meaning of the phrase, and got stuck when reading the following phase.

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    Lee could have simply walked off the stage and started what will surely be hours upon hours of media interviews and photo ops, but instead he took an off-camera moment to thank those responsible for his ascent to stardom a classy move.
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    thanks in advance!

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    Re: when do you use "hours upon hours"

    Use it to describe something that takes an excessive or unusually great amount of time.

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