A lot

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Definition

a lot (of people): many, a great number of (people)
adverb
Lots of people didn't come to my party, in fact, only 3 people came and I had invited 100!

(I work) a lot: (I work) all the time, a great deal
adverb
I go to the movies a lot; at least twice a week.

Examples

  • "I'm hearing a lot of crying from the accounting cubicle."
  • "There are lots of dangers on the sea, including the very real threat of zucchini."
  • "Bruno : You spit a lot."
  • "Remember, eat lots of carrots to keep your hair nice and shiny."
  • "She writes 'Susie, I receive a lot of e-mails every day, should I answer them or just destroy my computer?' Susie: Great question Lauren."
  • "In exchange for lots of money and alcohol."
  • "
    Susie: A lot of drinking.
    "
  • "and a lot about casual sex."
  • "I want to help you, but I am a librarian, so I know a lot about books."
  • "Did you say I have a lot to learn?"

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