awful · adjective /ˈɔː.fəl/Full view
A2 very bad, of low quality, or unpleasant
Dictionary examples:

The weather was awful.

She's got an awful boss.

It's an awful place.

She'd been ill and she looked awful.

Learner example:

We wanted to go shopping in Oxford Street but everything is too expensive and the weather was awful. (Preliminary English Test; B1; French)

an awful lot (of sth)
B2 a very large amount
Dictionary example:

It cost an awful lot of money.

Learner example:

First of all, I want to highlight that we see an awful lot of mobile phone[s] in our daily life. (First Certificate in English; B2; French)

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