Phân biệt a lot/ lots of/ plenty/ a great deal với many/ much
Các thành ngữ trên đều có nghĩa tương đương với much/ many (nhiều) và most (đa phần). A lot of/ lots of (informal) = a great deal/ a large number of/ much/ many (formal).
Không có khác nhau gì mấy giữa a lot of và lots of.
a lot of
uncountable noun+ singular verb
plural noun+ plural verb
A lot of time is needed to learn a language.
Lots of us think it’s time for an election.
· Plenty of được dùng phổ biến trong informal English.
Don’t rush, there’s plenty of time.
Plenty of shops take checks.
· A large a mount of = a great deal of + non-count noun (formal English)
I have thrown a large amount of old clothing.
Mr Lucas has spent a great deal of time in the Far East.
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