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a great deal of

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Definition


A large amount of something.

Context : Politics
Category: Idiom
Semantic: a lot
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Usage of “a great deal of”

  1. There is a great deal of opposition to the new law proposing to increase the toll fare.

Examples of idiom “a great deal of” from Twitter
  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'Myriad_Sunrise'
    Myriad_Sunrise:

    Exhaustion + plus a great deal of homework= a not so amazing evening.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'TYEZ'
    TYEZ:

    The person who seeks to change another in a relationship basically sets the stage for a great deal of conflict. Wesley Snipes

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'LovinDonnie'
    LovinDonnie:

    It takes a great deal of courage to stand up to your enemies but even more to stand up to your friends.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'josephbrady'
    josephbrady:

    My mother had a great deal of trouble with me, but I think she enjoyed it. *Mark Twain

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'CitizenBoquu'
    CitizenBoquu:

    "a great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep." Saul Bellow

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'gsepke'
    gsepke:

    I did a great deal of research of history and geography of D.R. before visiting gave a good prospective.

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'Interracial_Mag'
    Interracial_Mag:

    In my experience... there are a great deal of spiritual, religious women... who believe that faith impacts the strength of their marriage

  • Default avatar for Twitter user 'secretshmilerz'
    secretshmilerz:

    Miley’s newest movie The Last Song debuted at #4 at the Box Office! It was an incredible movie with a great deal of competition