Read the comic and try to guess the meaning of the idiom 'a ton of.'
a ton of (tons of): a lot of something; a large amount of something.
A ton is a unit of measurement that is used to weigh very heavy things.
1 ton = 2,000 pounds (910 kilograms)
The idiom "a ton of" doesn't mean that we're talking about 2,000 pounds of something. It's simply used as a way to emphasize or exaggerate the amount of something.
The idiom can be used to talk about anything (e.g., hugs, strawberries, happiness, cars)
If you found this idiom useful, sign-up for my free newsletter to learn about new updates to my website. I frequently add new idioms and other lessons so this is the best way to stay in the loop.
It's that time again... time to practice your English. If you want to become fluent in English you need tons of practice so here's your opportunity. I am looking forward to seeing a ton of comments below. Write a sentence using the idiom and I will respond to your comment. Wishing you tons of luck with your English!Home › Main Idioms Page › "T" Idioms › A Ton of Idiom