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    used in expressions of quantity such as 'a lot', 'a few', or 'a great deal'

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    used in numbers and measurements to mean 'one', as in 'a thousand' or 'an hour'

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  3. 10
    used before the name of some drinks to mean a cup or glass of that drink

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  4. 12
    used before a noun that is formed from a verb and means a single action of that verb

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  5. 13
    used before a noun that expresses your feelings about a situation

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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