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quite a bit

A significant amount of something. Do you need help parking? You're having quite a bit of trouble getting into that space. Please take some cake home with you—there's quite a bit left.
See also: bit, quite

quite a few

A significant (but non-specific) amount of something. Please take some cake home with you—there's quite a few pieces left.
See also: few, quite

quite a few

 and quite a lot; quite a bit; quite a number
much or many. Do you need one? I have quite a few. I have quite a bit—enough to spare some. How many? Oh, quite a number.
See also: few, quite

quite a bit

Also, quite a few; quite a lot. A considerable or moderate amount, as in There's still quite a bit of snow on the ground, or Quite a few parking spaces are open. [Second half of 1800s]
See also: bit, quite
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Profit may be simple to calculate, but profitability is quite a bit more difficult.
After B of A's risk officers noted irregularities in his trading account, a further investigation revealed that Stenfors seems to have lost quite a bit of money on his currency trades, rather than the handsome profit he recorded.