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I liked her a lot.
I can run a lot faster than you.
Men take a lot longer in the supermarket than women.
We're playing a lot better under the new coach.
I talk a lot, I know.
We see her in the mornings a lot, taking the children off to school.
She gets sad when she thinks about him, which happens a lot.
We're paying her a lot for her services.
Have another piece of cake – there's lots more in the kitchen.
Barb used to have a lot of friends in New York.
I've got a lot of work to do.
There are a lot of questions that still remain unanswered.
The idea has attracted lots of publicity.
I see a lot of similarity between the two industries.
He's making lots of money.
There's a lot to see in New York.
There were lots and lots of posters to choose from.
I've got a lot going on this weekend – I don't think I can see you.
He's hard to talk to at the moment – he's got a lot on his mind.
This is the American English definition of lot. View British English definition of lot.
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