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LOT /lɒt $ lɑːt/
lot /lɒt $ lɑːt/ pronoun, adverb


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[TahlilGaran] Persian Dictionary

lot
[noun]
Synonyms:
- collection, assortment, batch, bunch (informal), consignment, crowd, group, quantity, set
- destiny, accident, chance, doom, fate, fortune
- a lot or lots: plenty, abundance, a great deal, heap(s), load(s) (informal), masses (informal), piles (informal), scores, stack(s)
Related Words: decree, fortune, foreordination, predestination, predetermination, clearing, field, patch, part, plottage, block, frontage, real estate, aggregate, aggregation, conglomerate, conglomeration
English Thesaurus: many, a lot, dozens/hundreds/thousands/millions, a large number of, numerous, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

LOT /lɒt $ lɑːt/ trademark
a Polish airline

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. lot1 S1 W1 /lɒt $ lɑːt/ pronoun, adverb

1. a lot (also lots informal) a large amount or number:
We’ve spent a lot on the children’s education.
‘How many CDs have you got?’ ‘Lots.’
a lot of
They paid a lot of money for that house.
I eat a lot of vegetables.
There were lots of people at the party.
an awful lot (also a whole lot informal) (=a very large amount or number)
He spends an awful lot of time on the computer.
a lot to do/learn/say etc
I still have a lot to learn.
It’s a great city, with lots to see and do.
GRAMMAR
Use a singular verb if you are using a lot of or lots of before an uncountable noun, and a plural verb if you are using it before a plural noun:
A lot of money was spent on it.
A lot of people were killed.
Do not say 'lot of' or 'a lots of'.
Do not use a lot of with 'years’ or 'days’. Say many years/days or a long time.

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A lot is fairly informal and lots is informal. In written English, use many followed by a plural noun, or a large amount followed by an uncountable noun:
This was unpopular for a lot of reasons. ➔ This was unpopular for many reasons.
| They spent a lot of money. ➔ They spent a large amount of money.

2. a lot (also lots informal) if someone or something is a lot better, faster, easier etc, they are much better, faster etc Synonym : much:
My headache’s lots better, thanks.
She has a lot more contact with clients these days.
You’ll get there a lot quicker if you take the motorway.
The house is a lot tidier now Chris has left home.

3. a lot used to say that something happens to a great degree or often:
Things have changed a lot since I was a child.
Paul travels a lot on business.
I’ve been worrying a lot about my health.
She likes you a lot.

4. have a lot on your plate informal to have a large number of problems to deal with or a large amount of work to do

5. have a lot on your mind to have a lot of problems that you are worried about:
‘You’re quiet today.’ ‘I’ve got a lot on my mind.’

6. have a lot on British English to be very busy, with a large number of things to do in a short time:
I can’t help you now – I’ve got rather a lot on.
thanks a lot at thanks1(1), ⇒ a fat lot of good/use at fat1(5), ⇒ have a lot to answer for at ANSWER FOR(2)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. lot2 S2 noun
[Language: Old English; Origin: hlot 'object used for making a choice by chance']

1. GROUP OF PEOPLE/THINGS [countable] a group of people or things considered together:
Could you help me carry this lot upstairs?
lot of
The last lot of people offered £70,000.
I did three lots of exams last summer.
Come on, you lot, hurry up!
His friends are a strange lot.

2. the lot especially British English the whole of an amount or number of things, people etc:
We’ll do everything – cooking, washing, ironing – the lot.
I can’t believe you ate the whole lot.
I think that’s the lot (=everything is included).
the lot of you/them/us (=all of you, them, or us)
Shut up, the lot of you!

3. SB’S SITUATION [singular] your lot is your work, duties, social position etc, especially when they could be better:
She seems happy enough with her lot.
The unions have always tried to improve the lot of their members.

4. LAND [countable] especially American English an area of land used for building on or for another purpose:
the vacant lot (=empty land) behind the Commercial Hotel
a used-car lotparking lot

5. FILM [countable] a building and the land surrounding it where films are made Synonym : studio:
the Universal Studios lot

6. THING TO BE SOLD [countable] something, or a group of things, that is sold at an auction:
Lot 54 is a Victorian lamp.

7. CHOOSING
a) by lot if someone is chosen by lot, several people each take a piece of paper or an object from a container, and the person who is chosen is the one who gets a particular marked paper or object:
In Athens at that time, judges were chosen by lot.
b) draw/cast lots to choose something or someone by lot:
We drew lots to decide who should go first.

8. throw in/cast your lot with somebody/something to join or support someone or something, and accept that what happens to them will affect what happens to you:
In 1915 Italy threw in her lot with the Allies.
bad lot at bad1(21), ⇒ a job lot at job(17)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

lot
noun
I. whole amount
ADJ. whole She bought the whole lot.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

lot
II. large amount
ADJ. awful I've got an awful lot of work to do before I go on holiday.
PHRASES a hell of a lot a hell of a lot of money

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

lot
III. empty ground
ADJ. empty, vacant He parked his caravan on a vacant lot.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

lot
pronoun
1.
See LOT (lot)/LOTS

2.
BAD: My husband and I met each other a lot of years ago.
GOOD: My husband and I met each other many years ago.
BAD: The problem is that for a lot of years smoking was not considered to be anti-social.
GOOD: The problem is that for many years smoking was not considered to be anti-social.

Usage Note:
many + weeks/months/years (NOT a lot of ): 'Many years have passed since we were at school together.'
Compare: 'During the summer we spend a lot of time in the garden.'

3.
BAD: There is a lot of countries in the same situation.
GOOD: There are a lot of countries in the same situation.

Usage Note:
See note at THERE 2 (there)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors


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