Definition of 'big'
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Then it stopped being one of the big questions that people discussed about the books. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If you win that game it gives you the platform to go on and make bigger things. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There should also be a big increase in copper demand. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are good enough and the club is big enough. The Sun (2016)Few expected him to succeed in winning approval to build a big mine beneath a national park. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Those shoes are way too big to fill. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Lots of the big charities have online shops. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We are aiming to be a very big company. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It's one for a big night in. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These teams know that what most people consider the big prizes are beyond their scope. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There is one big flaw in her business plan. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There has been a big increase in shark sightings in the area in recent weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was big enough to walk around but you could always see the edges. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The money will help to fund building a bigger brewery. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We are going to be playing each other in a lot of big games. The Sun (2012)The fans had clearly turned in a big way. The Sun (2012)Fundraising then was principally about raising big money from a small number of major donors. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Prayer is a very big part of it. Christianity Today (2000)Most of the big banks now offer smartphone applications for checking your balance and making payments. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Like a big brother looking out for you. The Sun (2014)Suddenly we were experiencing great big steaks that were literally sizzling in front of you. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The hotels are rammed and many of the big sights are swamped. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Who knows what the big new thing will be? Times, Sunday Times (2014)We need to improve because this can be the biggest problem. Times, Sunday Times (2013)So what we want to do is step away from that and think about a bigger life. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is no need for one big talk. The Sun (2014)What if too big to fail also means too big to fight with? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Other energy switching sites insist that the majority of people make big savings after taking their advice. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They can make a big difference and we need to give them a better season than they had last year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That makes the Swedish firm the biggest furniture company in the world. The Sun (2014)Is ferry upset, because big athletics fan. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He's a big name and the crowd will be cheering so it gives us an extra boost. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Trends of 'big'
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Translations for 'big'
British English: big /bɪɡ/ ADJECTIVE
A person or thing that is big is large in size.
She lives in a big house.
- American English: big
- Arabic: كَبِير
- Brazilian Portuguese: grande
- Chinese: 大的
- Croatian: velik
- Czech: velký
- Danish: stor
- Dutch: groot
- European Spanish: grande
- Finnish: iso
- French: grand taille
- German: groß
- Greek: μεγάλος
- Italian: grande
- Japanese: 大きい
- Korean: 큰
- Norwegian: stor
- Polish: duży
- European Portuguese: grande
- Romanian: mare
- Russian: большой
- Spanish: grande
- Swedish: stor
- Thai: ใหญ่
- Turkish: büyük
- Ukrainian: великий
- Vietnamese: to lớn
Definition of big from the Collins English Dictionary
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