a great deal


a great deal
adverb
1. to a very great degree or extent (Freq. 1)
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I feel a lot better

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we enjoyed ourselves very much

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she was very much interested

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this would help a great deal

Syn: ↑a lot, ↑lots, ↑a good deal, ↑much, ↑very much
2. frequently or in great quantities
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I don't drink much

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I don't travel much

Syn: ↑much, ↑often

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adverb
1. : to a considerable degree or extent : by a considerable amount

a great deal better

he runs a great deal

— used with intransitive verbs
3. : highly

think a great deal of that book

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see deal I

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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