One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A considerable number or amount of something.‘my job involves quite a lot of travel’‘he's quite a bit older than she is’
- ‘I also got lots of phone calls and quite a lot of people asking for jobs there.’
- ‘It took ten times the amount of energy and quite a bit of time to learn even the basics.’
- ‘She may not call herself an actress but, in a short time, has learned quite a lot about the business.’
- ‘There were quite a lot of them, so they were cheap, but they were obviously hand-made.’
- ‘I spend quite a lot of my time sitting at my computer, but I almost never think about how it works.’
- ‘In some cases it took quite a lot of persuasion because there is such a lack of trust.’
- ‘We like to relax so we also spent quite a lot of our time on the hotel beach and in the swimming pool.’
- ‘Over the past few days I have done quite a lot of press, radio and little bits of television as well.’
- ‘I've seen quite a lot of him recently because of his contacts in the music world.’
- ‘There were quite a lot of young adults in their late teens as well as children buying.’
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