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Pas mal de ...

Bonjour, I've heard that one can use "pas mal de ..." to indicate "quite a lot", and I just want to confirm this is correct. For example: "Il y avait pas mal de monde à la fête". Merci ! Kathy
Asked 4 years ago
AurélieKwiziq team memberCorrect answer
Bonjour Kathy !

Indeed, this is correct.
You use the expression "pas mal de" (= quite a lot of) as a quasi-synonym to "beaucoup de" or "plein de" = a lot of.
Here's another example:
"Il a pas mal de BDs dans sa chambre." (He has quite a lot of graphic novels in his bedroom.)

À bientôt !

Pas mal de ...

Bonjour, I've heard that one can use "pas mal de ..." to indicate "quite a lot", and I just want to confirm this is correct. For example: "Il y avait pas mal de monde à la fête". Merci ! Kathy

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