Definition: Lot

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  • Length: 3 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Lexical Information:

  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • This is used in Australian English
  • Term used in investment
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula

Grammatical Information:

  • You can use A LOT OF or LOTS OF with a singular noun
  • You can use A LOT OF or LOTS OF with plural noun
  • Nouns are words giving names to objects and things, which can be physical or concepts, etc

Usage Notes:

  • A LOAD OF and LOADS OF can be used colloquially as synonyms of A LOT OF and LOTS OF

Spelling Notes:

  • A LOAD OF sounds more natural than A LOT OF before the word 'rubbish; A LOAD OF old RUBBISH