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Engelsk navneord: lot

1. lot (om mængde el. mål) (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA batch of letters.
A deal of trouble.
A lot of money.
He made a mint on the stock market.
See the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos.
It must have cost plenty.
A slew of journalists.
A wad of money.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)batch, deal, flock, good deal, great deal, hatful, heap, mass, mess, mickle, mint, mountain, muckle, passel, peck, pile, plenty, pot, quite a little, raft, sight, slew, spate, stack, tidy sum, wad

Mindre specifikke termerlarge indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity

Mere specifikke termerdeluge, flood, haymow, inundation, torrent

2. lot (om sted) a parcel of land having fixed boundaries

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe bought a lot on the lake.

Mindre specifikke termerparcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract

Mere specifikke termerbuilding site, car park, park, parking area, parking lot, vacant lot

3. lot (om gruppe) an unofficial association of people or groups

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe smart set goes there.
They were an angry lot.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)band, circle, set

Mindre specifikke termersocial group

Mere specifikke termercamp, car pool, clique, cohort, company, confederacy, conspiracy, coterie, Four Hundred, horsey set, horsy set, ingroup, inner circle, jet set, pack, party

4. lot (om tilstand) your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhatever my fortune may be.
Deserved a better fate.
Has a happy lot.
The luck of the Irish.
A victim of circumstances.
Success that was her portion.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)circumstances, destiny, fate, fortune, luck, portion

Mindre specifikke termercondition

Mere specifikke termerbad luck, failure, good fortune, good luck, ill luck, luckiness, misfortune, providence, tough luck

5. lot (om genstand) anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe luck of the draw.
They drew lots for it.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)draw

Mindre specifikke termerobject, physical object

6. lot (om gruppe) any collection in its entirety

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe bought the whole caboodle.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bunch, caboodle

Mindre specifikke termeraccumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection

7. Lot (om person) (Old Testament) nephew of Abraham; God destroyed Sodom and Gomorrah but chose to spare Lot and his family who were told to flee without looking back at the destruction

Eksempler på forekomster af mindre specifikke termerHebrew, Israelite, Jew

Overordnet emneområdeOld Testament

Engelsk udsagnsord: lot

1. lot (om adfærd) divide into lots, as of land, for example

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termercarve up, dissever, divide, separate, split, split up

2. lot (om forhold) administer or bestow, as in small portions

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAdminister critical remarks to everyone present.
Dole out some money.
Shell out pocket money for the children.
Deal a blow to someone.
The machine dispenses soft drinks.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)administer, allot, deal, deal out, dish out, dispense, distribute, dole out, mete out, parcel out, shell out

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody

Mindre specifikke termergive

Mere specifikke termerallot, apply, assign, deal, give, portion, reallot

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