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ulya

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Hi.

I know we use a lot of in all types of sentences .

For example, We bought a lot of books.

But I can't understand when we use a lots of ? Please, use in sentence.
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Usually "a lot of something" and "lots of something" have the same meaning, but "lots" is a plural and therefore does not take the article "a".
We bought lots of books.
I have made lots of new friends this year.
Lots of people were there to meet me.

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Usually "a lot of something" and "lots of something" have the same meaning, but "lots" is a plural and therefore does not take the article "a".
We bought lots of books.
I have made lots of new friends this year.
Lots of people were there to meet me.

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Thank you for your helpful reply. "A lot of" can be followed by either a singular or plural noun. On the other hand, "lots of" only precedes plural noun. Am I right?

 

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Thank you for your helpful reply. "A lot of" can be followed by either a singular or plural noun. On the other hand, "lots of" only precedes plural noun. Am I right?
No Both can be followed by singular uncountable and by plural nouns.
 
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