Signs for LOT, A LOT

Meaning: A large number or amount; a great deal; much.

Pronunciation (sign description): Two-handed loose "5" hands with palms facing each other and near each other in space diverge away from each other.

As a learner tip for ASL beginners, don't confuse this sign with similar signs such as MUCH and BIG.

Classifier: a lot; lots; lot of (eg. people, cars, mice, dandelions, etc.)

Typically used by culturally Deaf signers. For advanced signers up to interpreter level, you may learn how to use it correctly.


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