great deal

great deal
a great deal
much; a lot. •

You can learn a great deal about nature by watching television.

This is a serious problem and it worries me a great deal.

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Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • great\ deal — • good deal • great deal noun informal A large amount; much. Used with a . Mrs. Walker s long illness cost her a good deal. George spends a great deal of his time watching television. Often used like an adverb. Cleaning up after the party took a… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • great deal — noun (often followed by of ) a large number or amount or extent (Freq. 10) a 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 …   Useful english dictionary

  • great deal — See: GOOD DEAL …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • great deal — Synonyms and related words: a deal, a great deal, a lot, abundantly, as all creation, as all get out, batch, beaucoup, considerable, considerably, deal, ever so, ever so much, galore, gobs, good deal, greatly, heap, heaps, highly, in great… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • great deal of — • good deal of • great deal of much; a lot of (+ uncountable noun) …   Idioms and examples

  • great deal of — adv. very much, very many …   English contemporary dictionary

  • great deal of —  Lots of …   American business jargon

  • a great deal — adverb 1. to a very great degree or extent (Freq. 1) I feel a lot better we enjoyed ourselves very much she was very much interested this would help a great deal • Syn: ↑a lot, ↑lots, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) great deal of something — a good/great/deal of something phrase a large amount or quantity of something A great deal of research has been done already. She spent a good deal of time on the project. Thesaurus: large quantities or amountssynonym large amounts o …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) great deal of something — a great deal (of (something)) a large amount of something. He offered me a great deal of money. Keeping the house really meant a good deal to me …   New idioms dictionary

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