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lot

  • n  (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    a lot of money
  • n  a parcel of land having fixed boundaries
    he bought a lot on the lake
  • n  an unofficial association of people or groups
    they were an angry lot
  • n  your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)
    has a happy lot
  • n  anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random
    they drew lots for it
  • n  any collection in its entirety
  • n  (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
  • v  divide into lots, as of land, for example
  • v  administer or bestow, as in small portions

  • Plus, a lot of the cities on that list are state capitals.
  • BRIN: It takes a lot of getting used to.
  • A lot of it, though, came from Clinton herself.
News & Articles

  • Pittsburgh parking lot leases draw FBI attention
    The federal investigators have questioned the lot leases that went to a supporter of Mayor Luke Ravenstahl.
    June 18, 2013 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • Obama says Bernanke has 'stayed a lot longer' than he wanted at Fed
    By Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama hinted in an interview aired on Monday that he may be looking for a new chief of the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank, saying Ben Bernanke has stayed a lot longer than the current chairman had originally planned. Obama, speaking to Charlie Rose, host of a PBS interview program, compared Bernanke to longtime FBI Director Robert Mueller, who ...
    June 18, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
  • Worth lot as garage site should stay off the table
    The City Council should not reconsider the Worth lot for a new parking garage. The space is too small and would lead to increased traffic congestion on the streets in the area as cars enter and leave the lot. It would turn the Vaughan Mall walkway into a...
    June 17, 2013 - Portsmouth Herald
Quotes

  • Paris Hilton in Taipei Times
    In a post on Twitter after the incident Hilton wrote: "Hey guys, there's a lot of crazy rumors going around. Just want you all to know the truth. Everything is completely fine. I was not charged or arrested, cause I didn't do anything. I was...
  • Chris Bosh in Kansas City Star
    I expect us to compete for a championship,Bosh told ESPN. "I think both Dwyane and I, we both wanted an opportunity where right away we would be competing. : We're ready to sacrifice a lot of things in order to do that. It's not about the...
  • Philipp Lahm in The Associated Press
    Right now, I really don't feel like playing for third place,captain Philipp Lahm said. "The disappointment is very big. We had a lot as our goal and we didn't succeed."

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