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Engelsk substantiv: lot

1. lot (om mengde eller 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.

Ord 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 spesifikke uttrykklarge indefinite amount, large indefinite quantity

Mere spesifikke uttrykkdeluge, 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 spesifikke uttrykkparcel, parcel of land, piece of ground, piece of land, tract

Mere spesifikke uttrykkbuilding 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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykksocial group

Mere spesifikke uttrykkcamp, 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.

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

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcondition

Mere spesifikke uttrykkbad luck, failure, good fortune, good luck, ill luck, luckiness, misfortune, providence, tough luck

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

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

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)draw

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkobject, physical object

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

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe bought the whole caboodle.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)bunch, caboodle

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkaccumulation, 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 mindre spesifikke uttrykkHebrew, Israelite, Jew

Overordnet kategoriOld Testament

Engelsk verb: lot

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

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcarve 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.

Ord 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 spesifikke uttrykkgive

Mere spesifikke uttrykkallot, apply, assign, deal, give, portion, reallot

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