longer than someone cares to mention

longer than someone cares to mention
more/longer/etc than someone cares to remember/admit/mention/ phrase
used for saying that something has been happening for a long time or very much

I’ve been doing this job for more years than I care to remember.

He had hurt her more than she cared to admit.

Thesaurus: existing or continuing for a long timesynonym
Main entry: care

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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