loads of, tons of

loads of / tons of / a load of  / a ton of  (a large amount)

*These expressions are informal.

Eg 1:

A: Is there anything to eat?

B: Yes, we have tons of food left over from the party last night. Help yourself!

Eg 2:

A: Have you been to that new shopping centre in town yet?

B: Yes, I went there last week.

A: How was it?

B: It was really good. There are loads of shops and restaurants.

Eg 3:

A: Can you come out tonight?

B: I’d love to, but I’ve got a ton of homework for class next week.

A: I’ve got a load of work to do, too, but I’m going to leave it until Sunday night.


Do you have a ton of work to do?