How do I make this more formal? The part of the sentence: a lot of the times.

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  • a lot of the time,for mostly, not usually a lot of the times, unless referring to specific times. You need to provide a sentence,not just the phrase. – Lambie Feb 8 at 22:32
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"Frequently" or "often" are used in both formal and informal English.

  • Often is the one I used for the essay. – Starfire Feb 9 at 21:18

"Much of the time" / "Many of the times" are slightly more formal versions of "a lot of the time(s)", but still commonly used in everyday speech.


Quite often

is a formalized and concise version.

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