English Grammar A Lot Some Any
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Grammar Level 2- Lesson Ten

In this grammar lesson, you learn about A Lot, Some, Any  in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

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a lot / some / any

These words are used with count and non-count nouns.

a lot of = many or much
There is a lot of traffic on one side of the street.
There are a lot of cars on one side of the street.
A lot of traffic = many cars

not a lot of = not many or not much
There isn’t a lot of traffic on the other side.
There are some cars but not very many.
(some = a relatively small amount but “some” is not easy to quantify or equate to a particular number.)

There were a lot of people at the beach yesterday.

There aren’t a lot of people at the beach today.
There aren’t many people at the beach today. There are some but not many.

not many people at the beach
Use “any” with negatives and questions.
There isn’t any traffic in the street.
There aren’t any cars. (not any = 0)
Do you see any people?

 

A lot, some, and any are used with indefinite amounts:

Example:
Q: How many students are there in the classroom:
A: There are a lot. (This is a large number). Or….
A: There are some students. (This is a small number but the number is not known.) Or….
A: There aren’t any students. (This is zero or a very, very small number and the number is not known.)

 

Quiz for A Lot, Some, Any

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