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    puzzle is offline Senior Member
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    Sentence

    A. I'm feeling a lot better today.

    B. I'm feeling a better lot today.

    I see the first sentence correct. How about the second one? Pls.

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    Re: Sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    A. I'm feeling a lot better today.

    B. I'm feeling a better lot today.

    I see the first sentence correct. How about the second one? Pls.
    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

    Good morning, Puzzle.

    (1) You are 100% correct: the first sentence is "correct."

    (a) "a lot" is a unit.

    (b) It means "much."

    (c) "I'm feeling much better today."


    Have a nice day!

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    Re: Sentence

    I hope you telling me wether the second one is correct or wrong, Pls.

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    Re: Sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    I hope you telling me wether the second one is correct or wrong, Pls.
    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

    Hello again.

    The second sentence is not "good" English.

    It is "wrong."

    Thank you.

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    Re: Sentence

    No, they were not a attractive lot.- Gone with the wind

    Is it wrong? Pls.

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    Re: Sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by puzzle View Post
    No, they were not a attractive lot.- Gone with the wind

    Is it wrong? Pls.
    ***** NOT A TEACHER *****

    Hello again.

    (1) Should that sentence say "an"?

    No, they were not AN attractive lot.

    (2) in this case, "lot" means something like a group.

    (a) In other words, they were not an attractive group.

    (2) I have never read "Gone with the Wind." Maybe another poster

    can tell you what that speaker meant.

    (a) One definition of "attractive" is "good-looking."

    Thank you.

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    Re: Sentence

    ***not a teacher***

    Attractive can also mean "sexy", but I believe the latter is less nice.

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    Re: Sentence

    Many thanks.

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