Is the term " a lot of amount " correct? Since ," a lot of "implies a quantity, "a lot of amount " is hardly in use.

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    you could have " a large amount of.." or "a large quantity of..."
    – JeffUK
    Apr 25, 2018 at 13:43

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As you already understand, amount and quantity have largely overlapping, almost identical, fields of meaning. Neither, however, implies anything about relative size. An amount may be relatively large or small. A lot means a large quantity or amount so a lot of amount is redundant and not at all idiomatic.

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