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    loveideal is offline Newbie
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    Default alot, a lot and lots of...what is difference?

    Is the any difference among these words? alot, a lot and lots of...

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    Dive into English is offline Banned
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    Default Re: alot, a lot and lots of...what is difference?

    We don't usually write 'alot' as one word. So 'a lot' and 'lots of' it's all the same! You can say 'loads' too

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    Default Re: alot, a lot and lots of...what is difference?

    Quote Originally Posted by loveideal View Post
    Is there any difference between these phrases? alot, a lot and lots of.
    It is incorrect to write alot as one word.

    '. . .a lot of' and 'lots of' mean the same.

    Dive into English, please state that you are not a teacher.

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