[ adverb ] to a very great degree or extent
"we enjoyed ourselves very much" "she was very much interested" "this would help a great deal"
Used in print(The Dallas Morning News,...)
`` He 's looking a_lot better , and he 's able to run '' , Meek explained .(Christopher Davis, First Family....)
Or : `` I walk_around the house a_lot '' .(Howard Fast, April Morning....)
I put a_lot more trust in my two legs than in the gun , because the most important thing I had learned about war was that you could run_away and survive to talk_about it .(Whit Masterson, Evil Come, Evil Go....)
Lot of people waiting to see you , though '' .(John Hazard Wildman, "Take It Off," The Arizona...)
That helped a_lot .