A lot, Alot, Allot

Alot is the incorrect spelling of the correct phrase a lot. Think of it this way: A lot is just like a little, only more. She plays a lot of tennis. He has a lot of extra time to finish his homework. She works a lot.

Allot means to allocate or apportion. The municipality did not allot enough money for the building of the new park, so the project has been postponed.

Sherry’s Grammar List

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