I've just finished watching "Pride" and one thing stays unclear to me. There was a scene where a guy comes up to a group of women and asks with a dose of anger in his voice "It's you lot, is it? The gays?" What exactly "lot" does here? Thanks for help.
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"You lot" is a mainly British colloquialism for "You people", but perhaps with a slightly greater sense of defining the people addressed as subordinate to the speaker. It's not necessarily derogatory, although the example above seems to suggest discrimination, but it usually indicates the speaker is asserting some sort of authority.
A policeman might say to a group of teenagers crowding around a vehicle accident: "You lot - get out of here!"