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What does "tons" mean?

Vocabulary Word: tons

1. Definition (n.) many; a lot

Examples There were tons of people at the game last night.

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2. Definition (expr.) lots, a large amount (a ton literally means 2000 lbs.)

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3. Definition (adj.) many, a large number, a great deal of

Examples I went to see Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone on Sunday, and there were tons of children at the theater!

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4. Definition (expr.) a lot, many (Note: ton literally means 2000 lbs.)

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5. Definition (expr.) a lot, many (a ton literally means 2000 lbs.)

Examples You should have come to the party. There were tons of people there.

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6. Definition (n.) a lot, many, large numbers

Examples Tons of people have their hair colored these days! It’s so popular!

Examples You could hardly see the ground there were so many bugs. There were just tons of them.

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