Common English Mistakes and Mix-ups: A lot vs. Alot

Common English Mistakes and Mix-ups: A lot vs. Alot

‘A lot’ means many or a large number of. It is often used with a noun.

For example:

I need to buy a lot of bananas to fee my pet monkey!”

It can also be used as an adverb and it means ‘very much’ or ‘many times/often’. 

For example:

“I like you a lot!”

“He talks a lot.”

The biggest mistake with a lot is to write ‘alot’ which is not a word! For a cute and funny explanation of this visit the link I posted! I really liked this post a lot!

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