Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

a bunch of

a bunch of
Meaning(s)
1) gathered together
  • How to MemorizePopularity MediumProfessional HighSocial
    • a bunch of bananas/grapes/people
  • Analysis
    This is a collective noun for a group of objects. You can have a ‘bunch of grapes’, a ‘bunch of bananas’, or a ‘bunch of people’. This is an informal phrase you might hear more in social contexts. Similar expressions are ‘a ton of’ and ‘a load of.’
  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. I bought a bunch of bananas and a bunch of grapes in the store.
    2. There was a bunch of people trying to get through the doors.
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. I have a bunch of emails to get through before I can do anything else today.
    2. I met a bunch of very interesting people at the event yesterday and I think I should follow up with a few of them.
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