the lot


: all the things of a group
They sell tuxedos, business suits, casual wear …the lot.
This one's the best of the lot.

Examples of the lot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Smoking was to be in the back of the lot — in an outdoor common area behind the duplex. Andrew Khouri, Los Angeles Times, 21 May 2024 The three men were standing in the lot in the 700 block of West 71st Street at around 9:40 p.m. when shots were fired, according to police. Kate Armanini, Chicago Tribune, 15 May 2024 At one point, Kandice looked over and saw a drive-in movie theater lit up, with people streaming into the lot and a man in the box office. Marisa Kwiatkowski, USA TODAY, 14 May 2024 Head west from the lot until the trail turns north and proceed about 0.2 of a mile, watching for a footbridge on your left. John Meyer, The Denver Post, 13 May 2024 At the back of the lot, black soldier flies feed on kitchen scraps and grow into wriggling protein for the chickens that fertilize the soil with their droppings. Chris Schalkx, Vogue, 7 May 2024 Inside the lot are two fire trucks and others pulling in with unmarked vehicles. Joe Marusak, Charlotte Observer, 3 May 2024 Outside, Hank and Gloria Harmon ate brisket sandwiches in folding chairs beside their RV, parked not exactly in a parking spot in the far corner of the lot. Drew Jackson, Miami Herald, 25 Apr. 2024 The city and local water control board had tested the site for contamination and agreed to allow residents to live on portions of the lot — though not directly on the ground. Ryan Fonseca, Los Angeles Times, 25 Apr. 2024

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“The lot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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