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    Post please explain

    whats the difference between:
    1.'lots of examples'
    and
    'lot of examples'



    2. 'lot of example'
    and
    'lots of example'

    Please explain!!!

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    Re: please explain

    A Lot, Lots Of, A Lot Of

    These three expressions are used in informal English. They can mean either a great quantity of or a large number of and can be rather confusing at times. Here are the general rules for their use.

    A Lot Of / Lots Of

    These two expressions both mean a great deal of or several. They are used before a count or non-count noun. These two expressions tend to be used in informal English.

    Examples:

    We need a lot of people for this game.
    She likes lots of jam on her toast.


    A Lot

    Use a lot at the end of a sentence as an adverb. A lot is NOT followed by a noun. The meaning is the same as a great deal.

    Examples:

    I enjoy swimming a lot.
    Mary seems to travel a lot.

    Common Mistakes in English - A Lot, Lots Of, A Lot Of

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