un montón de
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un montón de(
oon
 
mohn
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tohn
 
deh
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(a large amount of)
a. lots of
Hay un montón de bolígrafos en ese cajón. ¿Por qué compraste otro?There are lots of pens in that drawer. Why did you buy another one?
b. a ton of
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No necesita trabajar porque su familia tiene un montón de dinero.He doesn't need to work because his family has a ton of money.
c. loads of
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No sé si conseguiremos ver la película. Hay un montón de gente en la puerta del cine.I don't know whether we'll get to see the movie. There are loads of people outside the theater.
d. masses of
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
¿Cómo puedes decir que no tienes nada que ponerte? - Tienes un montón de ropa en el armario.How can you say you don't have anything to wear? - You have masses of clothes in your wardrobe.
2. (a stack of)
a. a pile of
Encima de la mesa del profesor, hay un montón de exámenes. Creo que ya los corrigió.On the teacher's desk, there's a pile of exams. I think he already graded them.
b. a heap of
En una esquina del jardín, había un montón de hojas secas.In one corner of the garden, there was a heap of dried leaves.
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