Definition of fish in the sea informal. —used to say that there are many more people available for a romantic relationship I know youre sad because you and your boyfriend broke up, but hes not the only fish in the sea. Youre right. There are many/plenty more fish in the sea.
Why there are plenty of fish in the sea?
used to tell someone whose relationship has ended that there are many other people that they could have a relationship with: Dont cry over Pierre - there are plenty of fish in the sea!
Are there really more fish in the sea?
If you tell someone that there are plenty more fish in the sea, you are comforting them by saying that although their relationship with someone has failed, there are many other people they can have relationships with.
How much fish is in the ocean?
The best estimates by scientists place the number of fish in the ocean at 3,500,000,000,000. Counting the number of fish is a daunting and near-impossible task. The number is also constantly changing due to factors such as predation, fishing, reproduction, and environmental state.