Word of the Week
a lot (adverb)
A lot, alot, and allot are only different by a space and a letter. However, all of them mean something very different things - this is a 'Need to Know' thing in English. If you do not already know the difference - now is the time to get it sorted.
A lot - which is the Word for this Week means: a large number or amount of something.
Example of using it in a sentence "There are a lot of spellings in this week's spelling list."
Synonyms: A large amount, a fair amount, a good deal of, a great deal of, a great quantity, an abundance, a wealth or a profusion of something.
It can also mean a great deal; much.
Example of using it in a sentence “He went to the Orchard Training Garden Club a lot last year."
Synonyms: a great deal, a good deal, to a great extent
Alot is a spelling mistake of the Word of the Week - a lot.
Spelling Top: A lot should always be two words.
Mary Jane reads a lot of books during the weekends.
What Does Allot Mean?
To allot (verb) means to divide into parts or to set aside for a special purpose. How do you use this verb?
Homeschoolers need to allot time each and every day for the learning.