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    Default lot better or a lot better?

    When you are saying that one is better than the other in comparison, would you say: "This is lot better." or "This is a lot better."?
    How about: "This is much better." Is this also ok to use?

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    Default Re: lot better or a lot better?

    Not a teacher.
    lots = a lot = many/much
    'lots' and 'a lot' have the same meaning and can be used before countable as well as uncountable nouns.

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    Exclamation Re: lot better or a lot better?

    Quote Originally Posted by bouji View Post
    When you are saying that one is better than the other in comparison, would you say: "This is lot better." or "This is a lot better."?
    How about: "This is much better." Is this also ok to use?

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    a lot is phrase used as adverb to say that something happens to a great degree or often:
    Things have changed a lot since I was a child.
    She likes you a lot..
    A lot = much. So if something is a lot better, faster, easier etc, they are much better, faster, easier etc

    Both phrases a lot better and much better are in common use.

    'This is lot better' is wrong.

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