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    A lot of, lot of, many and much.

    A lot of, lot of, many and much.
    Question: What's the difference between A lot of / lot of and many / much.
    Example: There are a lot of people working at the office.

    Thank in advance for your prompt replies.

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    Re: A lot of, lot of, many and much.

    Quote Originally Posted by hmp_khauff View Post
    A lot of, lot of, many and much.
    Question: What's the difference between A lot of / lot of and many / much.
    Example: There are a lot of people working at the office.

    Thank in advance for your prompt replies.
    General rule: "a lot of" used with countable and non-countable nouns; "many" used with countable nouns; "much" used with non-countable nouns; "lot of" as such not used.

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