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And then some

Posted by TheFallen on March 14, 2002

In Reply to: And then some posted by Meg on March 14, 2002

: Thanks a lot for the explanation on the phrase "nose out of joint."

: I need help again.

: "In time the value of the house recovered and then some."

: What does the phrase "and then some" mean here?

: Thanks in advance.

It basically means "...and a lot more (than would have at first been expected)".