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The meaning of "Large" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa By and large ?
A: "More or less" or "mostly"
Example. I make a vague statement that is basically true, but lacks some important details. You could reply. "That is by and large true, but...."
Q: O que significa "by and large"?
A: it means "generally" and you'll rarely hear anyone say it.
Q: O que significa At large?
A: When you say that about someone, that person is probably dangerous and you're saying that he's at liberty, has escaped or hasn't been captured yet. You can also use the expression for large objects such as boats or plane, and for them it would mean lost, hasn't been found, hasn't arrived at destination, etc.
Q: O que significa by and large?
A: @TigerNrose: "by and large" is a synonym for "generally"
Q: O que significa by and large?
A: "By and large" is a nautical term that means "generally" today but meant something completely different meaning back when sailors used it. Because of this, you can't really understand the "core image" of "by" from the modern usage—you have to understand the original phrase.

Example sentences using "Large"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com large and big .
A: Big and large show the size of something, whilst large is bigger than big:

•’that’s a big cat!’
•’wow, that’s a large cat!’

This shows that by saying ‘large’ the cat is unnaturally big.

Large is also commonly used to order something;

•’could I have a large drink please’ because larger is bigger than big, it would be the next size up


Tiny, small, average, big, large

•I hope this was okay! ♥️🙌
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com At large.
A: The most common way "At large" is used is when referring to a criminal or criminals.

"The murderer of the man is still at large."

"The two convicts that escaped are still at large"
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com large and long.
A: Example with long: We still have a long way to go.
Example with large: I ate a large pizza by myself.

Example with both: I bought a large pizza on the long way home.

Hope it helps :)
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com at large .
A: "the criminal is still at large"
"I am a member at large for this organization"
"The suspect is currently at large"

Synonyms of "Large" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre large(or big) e broad ?
A: Large is more like 大きい and wide is more like 広い or ワイド.

Something can be both large and broad.

"He's a large man, with wide/broad shoulders."
Q: Qual é a diferença entre large e big ?
A: @Jope_D-Massants yes, that sounds right.

here is more help if you need it: https://english.stackexchange.com/questions/24499/whats-the-difference-between-big-and-large
Q: Qual é a diferença entre large e big e huge ?
A: you can use large to refer to sizes: small, medium, & large.
You can use the word big to describe an overweight person. You can use huge to describe a successful event. The fundraiser was a huge success.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre large e big ?
A: they are synonyms of each other, so they mean exactly the same thing. you can choose which you'd prefer to use
Q: Qual é a diferença entre large e huge e gigantic ?
A: They just describe the size of something.

Small
Medium
Large
Huge
Gigantic

(In that order from small to biggest)

:)

Translations of "Large"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? large
A: Même mot, large :)
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