Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Tons"

The meaning of "Tons" in various phrases and sentences

Q: Co znaczy I know tons of fun facts.?
A: i know many interesting facts
Q: Co znaczy what does tons of mean in "millions of tons of carbon..."
I want to know why tons is used here when we already have millions in the sentence.?
A:

A ton is a literal unit of measurement. "millions" is not a unit of measurement – it is not even an exact number.

Kilograms and pounds and ounces - these are all completely real, official units of measurement. So is a ton. So millions of tons literally means multiple millions of literal tons of carbon.
Q: Co znaczy I might as well buy tons of sand as give money to the rat. ?
A: That doesn't make sense. 理にかなう
Q: Co znaczy there are tons a places to ...?
A: There are a lot of places to..

a ton is slang for a lot.
Q: Co znaczy tons of volume?
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Example sentences using "Tons"

Q: Napisz przykładowe zdania z tons of.
A: I have tons of video games.
Q: Napisz przykładowe zdania z tons of.
A: There are tons of students in this classroom.
There is tons of snow on the ground.
Q: Napisz przykładowe zdania z tons of.
A: There were tons of people near the Eiffel Tower!

Synonyms of "Tons" and their differences

Q: Jaka jest różnica między She was endeavoring to finish tons of homework. i She was trying to finish tons of homework. ?
A: They mean about the same thing, but "trying" is a lot more common than "endeavoring"
Q: Jaka jest różnica między tons of i loads of i heaps of i plenty of i lots of ?
A: These are idioms meaning a great number (or amount) of people or things.

In size-order:
1. Tons of
2. Loads of
3. Heaps of
4. Lots of
5. Plenty of
Q: Jaka jest różnica między tons of i a lot of i plenty of ?
A: "tons of" is used to exaggerate, to highlight so much more.

"I've tons of experience at Excel spreadsheets, I've been doing them for 30 years"
"People who play professional sports must have tons of experience at dealing with pressure"
"How many sweets did you just buy?! You've got tons there"

(Unless you literally have tons of something as measured in weight)

"It requires about 10 tons of concrete to cover a building"

"A lot of " and "plenty" hmmm 🤔 🤔

"I've got a lot of cakes here"
"I've got plenty of cakes here"

Plenty implies there's some measure you are comparing against.

"Do you have enough cakes for the party?"
"Yes I've got plenty" <-- I have the number that I need and some more, it will be enough

"Do you have enough drinks for the party?"
" Yes, I've got a lot" <-- I have the number that I need, probably far more than is necessary



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Q: Jaka jest różnica między tons of i a lot of ?
A: There is no difference really.

There are tons of butterflies.
There are a lot of butterflies.
Q: Jaka jest różnica między tons of i a ton of ?
A: There's a difference but you can use either.

Example Sentences:

"There's tons of water in the pool"

"There's a ton of water in the pool"

Translations of "Tons"

Q: Jak to przetłumaczyć na angielski (amerykański)? It is very little weighing between 18 and 20 tons is of pure limestone . This tombstone that you start to see you open the lid weighs between 5 to 6 tons. 3.85 long, 2.85 wide and 30 cm thick. 
A: It's not a lot. It weighs between 18 and 20 tons, and is made of pure limestone. This tombstone, that you can start to see, you open the lid, it weighs between 5 and 6 tons, is 3.85m long, 2.85m wide, and 30cm thick.
Q: Jak to przetłumaczyć na angielski (amerykański)? (He has shown tons of analogy to his father) is it correct?
A: Are you trying to say the son is like the father? As in similar or are you trying to say he shows he’s father respect?
Q: Jak to przetłumaczyć na angielski (amerykański)? There is or there are tons of hills and steps???
A: It would be "Ther are". You use "are" for plural nouns while you use "is" for singular nouns.

Example: There are tons of hills and steps

Example: There is a hill
Example: There is a step

I hope this helped!
Q: Jak to przetłumaczyć na angielski (amerykański)? tons, tones
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Q: Jak to przetłumaczyć na angielski (amerykański)? 2.7 (million tons)
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Other questions about "Tons"

Q: Czy to brzmi naturalnie? I've got tons of questions whether I take requests.
A: I understood you fine, but this would sound better:

"I've gotten tons of questions about whether I take requests."
Q: Czy to brzmi naturalnie? It was unbelievably awesome especially I met tons of people including you of course.
A: It was unbelievably awesome! I met tons of people including you.
Q: Czy to brzmi naturalnie? I read tons of books but I can't even remember the half
A: I read tons of books but I can't even remember half of them.
Q: Czy to brzmi naturalnie? you need spend tons of money.
you would spend tons of money.
A: You would spend a ton of money.
You would spend a lot of money.
Q: Czy to brzmi naturalnie? "tons and tons people are shopping in the mall liking their arms with their lovers. it's litterally jam packed in there."
A: It's not weird, it just sounds more natural because you would use "their" more than needed. (The first "their" is not needed.?

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