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    lisa*** is offline Junior Member
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    Default few of the many/ a lot

    gooda day!

    please let me know if this is possible.

    We say " Few of the many people who applied for the job are qualified."

    Is it also possibe to say

    " Few of the a lot of people who apllied for the job are qualified."

    thank you in advance!
    more power!

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: few of the many/ a lot

    No, 'the a lot' doesn't work.

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