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The BBC produces wonderful programmes; it also produces a load of old rubbish.
Jonathan Dimbleby

Meaning of "a load of" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A LOAD OF

a load of play
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WHAT DOES A LOAD OF MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of a load of in the English dictionary

The definition of a load of in the dictionary is a quantity of.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A LOAD OF

a horse of another colour
A into G
a king´s ransom
a la plancha
a law unto itself
a leap in the dark
A level
a lick and a promise
A list
a little bird
a lump in one´s throat
a matter of life and death
a matter of opinion
a mensa et thoro
a mite
a month of Sundays
a mountain to climb
a mug´s game
a nail in one´s coffin
a name to conjure with

WORDS THAT END LIKE A LOAD OF

ahead of
clap hold of
get a load of
get any good of
get hold of
get rid of
in aid of
in the neighbourhood of
instead of
kind of
lay hold of
put one in mind of
sam hold of
streets ahead of
think the world of
to windward of
unheard of

Synonyms and antonyms of a load of in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «a load of» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A LOAD OF

Find out the translation of a load of to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a load of from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a load of» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

的负载
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

una carga de
570 millions of speakers

English

a load of
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

के एक लोड
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

حمولة من
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

нагрузка
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

uma carga de
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি লোড এর
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

une charge de
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Beban
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

eine Last von
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

の負荷
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

하중
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Muatan saka
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

tải trọng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு சுமை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक लोड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bir yük
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

un carico di
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Obciążenie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

навантаження
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

o sarcină de
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ένα φορτίο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n vrag van
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en belastning på
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en last av
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a load of

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A LOAD OF»

The term «a load of» is very widely used and occupies the 1.320 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A LOAD OF» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a load of

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10 QUOTES WITH «A LOAD OF»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word a load of.
1
James Bay
My songwriting process is painful. Songwriting is brilliant. It's a load of fun - when it works. It's really difficult as well.
2
Jo Brand
There are so many cliches associated with mental health - such as the 'fine line between lunacy and genius' - which are, on the whole, a load of rubbish.
3
Allan Carr
I went to Montreal. My first gig went very badly. They just weren't laughing at anything. I found out they were a load of Christians, and it was a gig to raise money for a new church roof.
4
Bart Chilton
The thing is: in order to reach an agreement, to reach that balance, sometimes it is sort of like that old Rhinestone Cowboy lyric, 'There'll be a load of compromisin' on the road to my horizon.' For those of you who were too young, or don't recall the song, made famous by country singer Glen Campbell, it is your loss.
5
Sebastian Coe
The great thing about athletics is that it's like poker sometimes: you know what's in your hand, and it may be a load of rubbish, but you've got to keep up the front.
6
Stephen Daldry
England is strictly class-based. What's surprising is how many films are still made with a load of people in silly frocks running around gardens and talking in middle-class accents.
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Nigel Dennis
So about twenty years ago I gave up on painting - and got into terrible debt after buying a load of camera gear!
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Jonathan Dimbleby
The BBC produces wonderful programmes; it also produces a load of old rubbish.
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Joanne Froggatt
I like 'X Factor' as much as the next person, but I do get overwhelmed with the amount of reality TV. It's such cheap programming and such a load of rubbish, most of it.
10
Ian St. John
Well, he doesn't make me laugh. I think I've got a fair sense of humour but I can't really see it in him. I've listened to his show on the radio on a Saturday morning, and that's a load of mince as well.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A LOAD OF»

Discover the use of a load of in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a load of and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A Load of Danger
[sold only as part of 5-title 978-0-87879-410-2]
Margaret Scariano, 1984
2
Load of Trouble
Christopher Churchmouse exchanges a wagonload of sawdust for Sed's bread crumbs and is proud of the deception, until circumstances force him to regret his action.
Barbara Davoll, Cook Communications Ministries, 1997
3
A Load of Bull: An Englishman's Adventures in Madrid
A Load Of Bull is the true story of an Englishman finding his way in one of the most perplexing, anarchic and exuberant cities on earth: Madrid.
Tim Parfitt, 2008
4
A Load of Old Bones
' Laura Wilson, Guardian 'E F Benson crossed with Jerome K Jerome' The Times audiobooks review 'Quite why this series should be charming, astringent and witty, instead of emetically twee, I am not sure, but it is entirely delightful' ...
Suzette Hill, 2011
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What a load of trash!
Humorous illustrations accompany a discussion of the problems of waste disposal and of recycling as one possible solution.
Steve Skidmore, 1991
6
A Load of Balls: Football's Funny Side
Packed with priceless gaffes from the likes of David Beckham ('My parents have been there for me since I was about seven'), Bobby Robson ('We didn't underestimate them; they were just a lot better than we thought') and Paul Gascoigne ('I've ...
John Scally, 2011
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A Load of Old Tripe
In fact, things can be quite complicated, and don't always turn out as he'd planned . . . Born in 1946, Jimmy lives with his Mum and Dad in a shiny red brick terraced house in South Yorkshire near the steel works.
Gervase Phinn, 2009
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The Man with a Load of Mischief
Martha Grimes. Boulogne mouth.” The vicar shoved his glasses back on his nose . “One of my favorites is the Elephant and Castle. A lot of theories are tossed about on that one, alltheway from finding elephant bones on the spotto Eleanor of  ...
Martha Grimes, 2013
9
A Textbook of Strength of Materials
A load of 200 N falls through a height of 2.5 cm on to a collar rigidly attached to the lower end of a vertical bar 2 m long and of 3 cm2 cross-sectional area. The upper end of the vertical bar is fixed. Determine : (i) maximum instantaneous stress ...
R. K. Bansal, 2010
10
Power Distribution Planning Reference Book, Second Edition
A table lamp providing 1 100 lumens of light would create a load of 75, 62, or 18 watts depending on if it was using an incandescent, halogen, or compact fluorescent bulb. Constant Power, Constant Current, and Constant Impedance Loads ...
H. Lee Willis, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A LOAD OF»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a load of is used in the context of the following news items.
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Lauda: Aston Martin talk a "load of rubbish"
A load of rubbish," Lauda told Reuters ahead of today's British Grand Prix. "We have not been asked, we never thought about it. That's it.". «pitpass.com, Jul 15»
2
Minecraft to get a load of new features
During the 2015 Minecon at the Upcoming Features panel Mojang talked about and revealed some of the areas the team was working to ... «Gamespresso, Jul 15»
3
Steven Gerrard thanks LA Galaxy fans with a load of beers
Look away now Liverpool fans, Steven Gerrard is on the charm offensive in Los Angeles and it all has to do with booze... lots and lots of booze! «HITC, Jul 15»
4
Watch: Rihanna put a load of her fans on a bus, blindfolded them …
Rihanna took a select few of her fans who are Tidal subscribers on a surprise road trip earlier this week as part of a promotional campaign for ... «Entertainment.ie, Jul 15»
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What a Load of S**t: Disney Flushes Their Controversial New Candy …
What a Load of S**t: Disney Flushes Their Controversial New Candy ... What a Load of S**t: Disney Flushes Their Controversial New Candy ... «moviepilot.com, Jul 15»
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A load of hot air about e-cigarettes
Without being too much of a killjoy, it's an awful habit, especially when smoking does not just affect the smoker, but everyone else around them. «The Northern Echo, Jul 15»
7
Get a Load of Sword Art Online Re: Hollow Fragment's PS4 Gameplay
Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment is a decent action role-playing game on Vita, but its enhanced PlayStation 4 port, Sword Art Online Re: ... «Push Square, Jul 15»
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$3.2-million pot load seized at Mariposa port
13: A drug-sniffing dog leads officers to the biggest bust of the year: a $5.6-million load weighing more than 11,000 pounds hidden in a load of ... «Nogales International, Jul 15»
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'What a load of rubbish' - Exeter residents complain over 21-day wait …
Residents in Exeter have criticised the city council after their household rubbish was not collected for three weeks. People living in the Mount ... «Exeter Express and Echo, Jul 15»
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Comedian Jemaine Clement criticised for tweeting 'nonsense' in anti …
A load of nonsense that was potentially damaging, given his public profile. READ MORE: Jim Carrey goes on anti-vax rant. "Rumour can be ... «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»

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