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large in English:

1. very big in size or amount very big in size or amount



English word "large"(very big in size or amount) occurs in sets:

Synonyms for the adjective "big"
Synonyms for the adjective "big"

2. large large


It's too large.
It is hoped that this new policy will create jobs on a large scale.
Many large Japanese companies depend on exports.
Large areas of the ocean are polluted.
Making such a large sale is a feather in the salesman's cap.
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Not long ago we heard a father say in the presence of his large family, "I don't want any of my boys to be lawyers."
Large cars use lots of gas.
His large income enabled him to live in comfort.
When their leader died, they placed his body in a large tomb.
Throughout the United State large numbers of young people enter college every year.
The number of Europeans who visit Thailand every year is very large.
In the city, large quantities of garbage are being produced every day.
On large farms, cattle are usually marked with brands.
Large catches of squid are a sign of a coming earthquake.

English word "large"(large) occurs in sets:

[edoo] Pronunciation

3. sheer sheer


She accomplished the task through sheer will.
sheer magic
By sheer coincidence I bought a flat next to my childhood friend whom I haven't seen for ages.
Her success was due to sheer hard work.
It was sheer coincidence that Mary and I were on the same train.
New York City has long been unusual because of its sheer size.
Miss, that dress is splendid, it has a sheer silhouette and is very classy.
His face betrayed his sheer puzzlement.
Sheer badness is just one of her fine qualities.
It's sheer laziness. This dessert is sheer delight. This hill is too sheer for me - I'm not going there with you. She wore a sheer dress
This dessert is sheer delight.
sheer bad manners/hard work/nonsense
Will the Commission also crack down on sheer exploitation? sheer number, sheer underwear
Definition you use sheer to emphasise the great size, weight, or quantity of something
Gina's sheer coldness attracted scads of men with low self-esteem.

4. major


major problem
It seems the navy jets had a major screw-up in navigation and they bombed their own troops by mistake.
Guess what the managing director started off the meeting by saying. The first thing out of his mouth was an announcement of some major restructuring.
Large-scale surface currents are already known to exist, and major currents below the ocean surface, too, are being found.
The major religions in China are Taoism, Buddhism, Islam and Christianity.
Japan has had the experience of being hit by major earthquake disasters, since it is a country which has historically had many earthquakes.
The Lockheed scandal is a worldwide corruption scandal involving the major American plane manufacturer Lockheed. It came to light in February 1976 and revolved mainly around the acceptance of passenger plane contracts.
Capital investments planned by major Japanese businesses for this year have been revised upward in view of an improving economic outlook.
Japanese companies have set up factories on every continent, and Japanese banks help finance many of the world's major economic programs.
While one of them sped around major parts of the property on the mower, a second made a few sweeps at some tall weeds on the edge of my wife's garden, and the third got into the truck and smoked a cigarette.
Japan consists of four major islands and over 3,000 small islands, and is about equal to California in area.
In the midst of the dollar falling hard against the Yen and other major Eastern currencies the Chinese Yuan, with China effectively taking a 'dollar peg' policy, has become cheap.
It would be a great convenience if English were to become everybody's major language.
Major Cold: It's the day of the year that the cold is most severe, but you could also say that Spring is just coming around the corner.
The methods used to overcome stress are different for men and women: drinking is the major method used by men, while women deal with stress by chatting.

English word "large"(major) occurs in sets:

Upbeat 5b-5D

5. absolutely enormous


What a huge ship! It is absolutely enormous

6. immense


He left an immense fortune to his children.
ore than 1000 pathways were discovered, showing immense potential for fungi to produce a large variety of natural and bioactive chemicals
This is an immense show.
You'll find it easily, there is an immense palace next to it.
immense popularity
Kate gets her immense confidence form her religious faith and her father.
The distance between Poland and Japan is immense
Shouldn't we make our fields - our entire life - an immense work of art in four dimensions?
Facebook is a great empire with a vast population, immense wealth, a charismatic leader, and mind-boggling reach and influence.
The definition of immense is something that is extremely large. An example of immense is The Grand Canyon. The Grand Canyon is immense.
Christopher has a great knowledge of maths, science. He has an immense aptitudes and abilities for numbers he reads books about science, maths and murder mystery novels and his favourite is The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
You've all learned that in school -- how small the Earth is compared to the immense universe.
This led to immense problems, even sometimes to violence.
have an immense amount of respect for that man. I think he has done an awful lot for this country.
The Excel solution did not deliver the final speed or capacity they needed, but traders started selling several months sooner than if they had to wait for the full big-bang deployment to production, and this had immense business value for the company.

7. macro



English word "large"(macro) occurs in sets:

biology meaning suffixes and prefixes

8. mega


Michael Jackson had a mega voice.
Lawyers make mega bucks when they win cases.

9. of big size or extent



English word "large"(of big size or extent) occurs in sets:

Most common adjectives 1 - 53

10. extensive


I've done extensive research on this topic.
Those selected will have to face extensive medical and psychological tests.
The hirricane caused extensive damage.
extensive room service menu
Extensive reading is as important as intensive reading.
Forested wetlands are the subject of extensive USDA research.
Twice a year he sends his car in for extensive detailing.
The server farm suffered extensive breakage after the earthquake.
The day being fine, I felt amply repaid for my walk through the extensive and finely-wooded grounds, numerously stocked with deer.
The subway system in large cities like Paris and Tokyo is very extensive. It isn't extensive in Vancouver.
an extensive garden
You have an extensive periodontal disease.
Why was the damage so extensive?
the gardens at the palace are extensive; her knowledge of the mortgage-backed securities market is extensive
Another organizational feature of this Guide is that I have made extensive use of overview topics

English word "large"(extensive) occurs in sets:

Moja pierwsza lekcja

11. enormous


enormous problem
No one knows how he has amassed his enormous fortune.
Tom claimed that the enormous property was at his disposal.
Stress can have an enormous negative impact on your health.
His house is enormous and has six bedrooms.
Among my cousins, you know, there's a girl with the most enormous breasts.
Ordinary people possess enormous power.
Questions and answers play an enormous role in interaction.
У него огромная квартира|He has an enormous flat
My room in the hotel was enormous – big enough for four people!
The enormous birthday cake dwarfed everything else on the table.
Which European countries suffered from enormous economic problems in 2010?
- Mom! Look at that lady, she is enormous! - She is pregnant, not enormous!
extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree, The word enormous contains within it, if you look closely, the root norm, as in normal. So what you’re saying when you call something enormous is that it’s beyond what is normal;
This couple approaches humor so dryly that enormous chains of jokes will blossom without an iota of laughter.

English word "large"(enormous) occurs in sets:

changing lives - strong adjectives

12. at


I'm at the hospital. I got struck by lightning.
How many times a day do you look at yourself in the mirror?
I'm good at Japanese.
I'm thinking about complaining about my son's teacher at the kindergarten.
To the best of my knowledge, the lake is the deepest at this point.
He did something stupid and was sneered at.
Happiness depends not so much on circumstances as on one's way of looking at one's lot.
You went to bed at 2 o'clock in the morning? No wonder you look sleepy today.
Do you mind if I call on you sometime? "No, not at all."
School begins at half past eight except on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
At first I felt a bit too shy to speak to her.
At the party the other night, my brother drank a bit too much and passed out.
At Narita Airport, I ran into an old friend of mine.
When I was a kid, touching bugs didn't bother me a bit. Now I can hardly stand looking at pictures of them.
Her composition had no grammatical errors at all.

13. big


a big fish
Part of the charm of a big city lies in the variety of styles that can be seen in the architecture of its buildings.
According to a study, big women are more prone to have twins.
You should stockpile necessary supplies in case of a big earthquake.
She bought him a camera that was too big to fit in his shirt pocket.
Our negotiations to lower export taxes suffered a big setback.
In city after city, big public meetings were held.
The pressures of supporting a big family are beginning to catch up with him.
A big bomb fell, and a great many people lost their lives.
The buying and selling of peoples' personal information is becoming a big issue.
Tom can't forget the time he and Mary had their first big argument.
The theory of the Big Bang was proposed in 1927 and expanded in 1929.
When a big ape emerged from the cave, they got frightened and ran away.
Tom is used to driving a pickup truck, but he's never driven one of those really big trucks.
It must have been something really big for him to strike a triumphant pose like that.

English word "large"(big) occurs in sets:

wtiting - get / make