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    Many/a lot of

    1-Many people were injured in the accident
    2-A lot of people were injured in the accident.

    Is there any difference between 'many' and ' a lot of'(when used for number. Of course, it can be used for quantity as well)

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    Smile Re: Many/a lot of

    Quote Originally Posted by tipu s View Post
    1-Many people were injured in the accident
    2-A lot of people were injured in the accident.

    Is there any difference between 'many' and ' a lot of'(when used for number. Of course, it can be used for quantity as well)
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    They mean the same thing. It's all about register - in formal writing, you're not supposed to use a lot of.

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