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Example sentences for a lot
In my last week in the apartment, I spent a lot of time packing and watching.
There were a lot of things in the office.
At the same time, a lot of planting was going on.
Suites are great, but sitting closer to the action is a lot better as a sports fan.
We could've gone a lot faster.
It won't be perfect, but it will be a lot better.
We hear kids aren't cheap, and they stay that way, so she didn't want to spend a lot.
Not to mention that you have to weed around those things and end up getting poked a lot, too.
We've spent a lot of time with our chickens, and we're pretty sure that they don't recognize us.
So even if it has twice that many in distribution, that is a lot of e-book buying by a small number of people.
We had a lot of animals around the house, and my grandparents had a farm.
People think of you predominantly as an actor, but you've done a lot of other things.
It's still a lot of fun for me to be an entertainer.
As you say, she was so prolific and her works garnered a lot of attention.
Brains are expensive-it takes a lot of energy to build brains during fetal and childhood development and maintain them in adults.
People who live in a region often know a lot about its environment.
There was a lot of crying, sticky hands and vanilla- and chocolate-stained clothing.
And she wants to make his future secure, so she is trying to make a lot of money.
If the area was attracting a lot of people, maybe someone with stone working skills arrived and taught others.
Turns out there's a lot of chemistry to consider when making meringue.
Actually, a lot of innovative things are happening with sound these days.
With so much personal information now in play, a lot of people are nervous about who owns it and what they'll do with it.
For a lot of family members without access to working projectors, this is a great opportunity to see what's in their collection.
It's easy but fun and doesn't require a lot of work.
Empty hives are causing a lot of worry about some important food crops.
Not all whales get a lot of herring, but scientists aren't sure why some get more than others.
He says a lot of people get it backwards because they don't realize what dogs really need.
The process of growing the crops, making fertilizers and pesticides, and processing the plants into fuel consumes a lot of energy.
You're thinking a little about the report on your desk and a lot about lunch.
Producing that enormous, frilly inflorescence takes a lot of effort.
May is not all that far away, and a lot of us want to get a lot of things done in these next few weeks.
There are a lot of reasons, none of which will be affected by streaming.
They might need a lot of remedial courses en route to a job, but they may have relatively few scheduling concerns.
They probably have a lot of objectives mixed in with the vision.
Junior faculty members have a lot to lose and a lot to gain by being on dissertation committees.
But scientists are losing a lot of the data, say researchers in a wide range of disciplines.
The labor isn't always free, but it costs a lot less than paying traditional employees.
Questions that do not require a lot to ask and do not require a lot to answer.
The paint-jobs are also rather sweet, and you'll turn a lot of heads.
We spend a lot of time to think of ways to do things differently.
My ears have seen a lot of earbuds to carry music into my head.
But his experience is a broad-based one that includes a lot of other areas in his life.
They're in a setting of an oriental harem, in a large oval room with divans and a lot of cushions around the walls.
The researchers admit that their humor program still needs a lot of work.
Such devices can produce a lot of electricity on a bright sunny day.
When they poked one of these holes in the bottom of the ocean, the hole began sucking in seawater-a lot of seawater.
Research finds that where the itch begins says a lot about how bad it is--and how pleasurable the scratch.
There is a lot of empirical evidence on the soothing effects of many types of background sounds.
Using purely chemical systems would also take a lot of energy, which early extraterrestrial outposts will likely lack.
Implementing these kinds of cuts would generate a lot of pressure.
It also removed a lot of pressure by not stating a goal beyond letting things happen.
Americans have gained a lot of weight in the past few decades.
Today expectant parents concerned about the diseases that could afflict their unborn children don't have a lot of options.
Scientists can learn a lot by using imaging equipment and by making other observations.
With good circulation in the brain, you can eliminate a lot of pain throughout the body.
These herbs are food-stuff, and with the proper foods, you can prevent a lot of pain and illnesses.
The idea was to point out that a lot of people were finding spurious correlations in meaningless data.
Quite a lot is semi-arid, and only suitable for extensive livestock grazing.
In doing so, they can reveal a lot about our sense of self.
There are a lot of brain training games that you can play to improve the fitness of your brain.
There is a learning curve and there are a lot of videos online that can help you learn it.
We've heard a lot about the dissatisfaction of progressives.
Russians, the producers said, put a lot of stickers on their cars.
The fight was probably about a lot of different things at once.
In a way, people don't know a lot about it, but they're intrigued by it.
Everyone laughs a lot, but later no one can say what exactly was so witty.
After giving it a lot of thought, he decided to close the business and focus on writing.
There is a lot more news out there, but the audience for it is much smaller.
She enjoys learning, she said, and she's learned how to run a lot of the different machines.
Although you read and edit a lot of fiction, you write only nonfiction.
In the forties and fifties a lot of the impetus behind the organizing on behalf of social equality was catalyzed by unions.
It takes a lot longer than that for us to get to the actual core narrative of the movie.
Both had put rather a lot of money where their mouths were, and that money was talking, loudly.
It's open to the notion that a lot of things are kind of interesting.
There are a lot more affluent persons than in the top one percent.
Unfortunately, such chemotherapy kills a lot of healthy cells as well.
To a lot of environmentalists, the priority is to get nuclear power out of those discussions once and for all.
The government's reaction showed a lot of nervousness about how much opposition it can tolerate.
So a lot rides on what is driving the divergence, and whether it lasts.
There's a good reason for that: the mobile web has been getting a lot easier to use.
Unfortunately, though the task is smaller, there are several reasons why it could be a lot harder.
Alas, history suggests they have been a lot cheaper.
There are a lot available, and it's probably the model crab fishery for the world.
Okay, it's not a point of view that leaves a lot of room for canned tuna.
There is always something if not a lot to learn by watching a circus-one is both amazed by and sorry for the animals.
We used to find a lot of this in program-notes, and unhappily it still hangs on in some music departments and conservatories.
They shoot with cannons at sparrows, a lot of brawn and little brain, and lots of unnecessary cruelty.
One suspects she's received a lot of extremely odd fan mail.
If heat were visible, we'd see a lot of frenzied motion.
Your reactor will use a lot more energy than it produces.
As the price of emission permits increases, kangaroo harvesting would become a lot cheaper than livestock farming.
All these super-Jupiters being found have a lot of gravity, and it's possible they have big moons.
Those of us who haven't taken a decent science course in years, let alone studied genetics, can still get a lot out of your blog.
Yes, maybe some of it is behavioral, but a lot of it is likely genetic.
Feeding it maltose caused it to make a lot of proteins for digesting maltose.
Clearly, a lot of gamers would rather cure cancer while they're gaming than do nothing while they're gaming.
So the tree of life is adding a lot of detail, and it's also getting a time line.
Installing one of those prefab, snap-together wood-flooring kits is a lot easier than shaping and sanding rough planks.
The new social network is proving popular, but it still has a lot to prove.
Some people are saying that there's a lot of noise and a lot of them are going to fail.
Within an organization, he says, there's usually a lot of available data.
There are a lot of discoveries we're going to make in space using both robotic vehicles and human missions.
There are a lot of good questions here and a lot of good answers.
Most of us spend a lot of time talking online, but those conversations are scattered all over the place.
Your breath can tell a lot more about you than whether you brushed your teeth this morning or have been drinking alcohol.
It's good for kids to go outside and get exercise and sunlight, but there's a lot going on inside these days.
Novel displays and myriad coordinated radios could make your cell phone a lot more entertaining and useful.
There are a lot of political metaphors in this movie.
Both of us talked about how he was intelligent, and a good way of showing a lot of intelligence is when you see someone has a wit.
He had a lot of time to think about these things because he was an insomniac.
Lots of other traders were owed a lot of money, too, he noted.
Also, the earthquake came first and attracted quite a lot of attention, as well.
Watching people eat is a lot more interesting than watching people pray.
There are a lot of conditions that are really out of your control.
It turns out there are a lot of ways to eat a salad.
There are a lot of ways to study a painting, and one of the best is to get to know the painter.
The splash or splatter of color makes a lot more sense when you understand the rage or whimsy or heart behind it.
Musicians for kids and their parents are a lot cooler than they used to be.
There are, and will be for the foreseeable future, a lot more bean counters than engineers in this country.
Social shopping is a buzz phrase you'll be hearing a lot about soon.
People in intensive care units with injured lungs need a lot of medical help.
There are a lot of humanitarian urgent needs that have to be met.
Forte is an upper-echelon running back, but you can find a decent running back in a lot of places.
We do a lot of vocabulary, a lot of reading, a lot of math.
Belgians definitely eat a lot of mussels and fries but they have probably some of the best food in the world.