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Quantifiers: many, most, a lot of

Quantifiers are used at the beginning of noun phrases. They are used to express an
amount or a degree of something. They are also used with people.

Look at these examples:


We use a lot of in informal styles.
A lot of can be used with plural countable nouns and with singular uncountable nouns
for affirmative sentences, but negative sentences, and questions are not commonly

Affirmative sentences:

Countable nouns

Uncountable nouns

Negative sentences and Questions:

When we use a lot of in negative sentences or questions, we are usually expecting a large quantity of something.

For example:

Note: We omit of when a lot is not followed by a noun.

For example: