‘plenty of’ or ‘a lot of’
What is the difference between
“plenty of” and “a lot of”?
They are both used with uncountable nouns, aren’t they?
Do I say,
“I feel plenty of/a lot of phlegm in my throat.” or
“I feel copious sputum in my throat.”
Is it the correct conversation during a visit to the doctor?
“Plenty of” and “a lot of” can be used with both countable and uncountable nouns.
You can say
“There are plenty of/a lot of apples in the fridge.”
(“apple” is a countable noun)
And you can say “I feel plenty of/a lot of phlegm in my throat.”