A lot (of)

Reply Wed 6 Sep, 2017 01:36 pm
Should I use "of" here?
- I drink some coffee every day.
- A lot (of) actually.

Thanks for your thoughts:)
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Reply Wed 6 Sep, 2017 02:12 pm
No you should not use 'of'. The phrase 'a lot' used alone means 'a large amount'.
Question: how much coffee do you drink every day?
Answer: a lot.
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Reply Wed 6 Sep, 2017 02:13 pm
If you're going to use "of," then you have to include its object, e.g. "coffee," "it," otherwise, omit it.

A lot of coffee, actually.

A lot of it, actually.
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Reply Tue 26 Sep, 2017 07:42 am
I drink a lot of coffee
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