The next one of you lot who makes a sound will have to stay on after class. Please explain what does "lot" mean?
Jul 15, 2019 2:06 PM
Answers · 8
"You lot" is a rather rude way of addressing a group of people, especially by a person in authority. In this case, it's a teacher speaking to a class of noisy students.
July 15, 2019
A "lot" is simply referring to a group. The teacher was saying the next one in the group (lot) who made noise would have to stay after class. Judging by their choice of words, it sounds like the teacher was unhappy when they said this.
July 15, 2019
"Lot" in this context means a group. i.e. "The next one of you lot (of people) who makes a sound..." In this case"lot" could be replaced with guys/people/boys/girls and still make sense.
July 15, 2019
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