• big as life
• large as life
adj. phr.
1. • life-size
the same size as the living person or thing.

The statue of Jefferson was big as life.

The characters on the screen were life-size.

2. • big as life and twice as natural
In person; real and living.

I had not seen him for years, but there he was, big as life and twice as natural.

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

См. также в других словарях:

  • life-size — life sized life sized (l[imac]f s[imac]z ), a. Of full size; of the natural size; of the same size as an original; as, a life size sculpture; a life size portrait of the general. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • life-size — adj also life sized a picture or model of something or someone that is life size is the same size as they really are ▪ a life sized statue of the president …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • life-size — life′ size′ or life′ sized′ adj. of the natural size of an object, person, etc., in life: a life size statue[/ex] • Etymology: 1835–45 …   From formal English to slang

  • life-size — (adj.) 1820, from LIFE (Cf. life) (n.) + SIZE (Cf. size) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • life-size — life ,size adjective a life size picture, model, etc. of something is the same size as the real thing …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • life-size — [līf′sīz΄] adj. of the same size as the person or thing represented: said of a picture, sculpture, etc.: also life sized …   English World dictionary

  • Life-Size — Título Una Auténtica Muñeca A Tamaño Natural Ficha técnica Dirección Mark Rosman Reparto Lindsay Lohan Tyra Banks Jere Burns …   Wikipedia Español

  • Life-Size — Filmdaten Deutscher Titel: Zum Leben erweckt Originaltitel: Life Size Produktionsland: USA Erscheinungsjahr: 2000 Länge: 86 Minuten Originalsprache: Englisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • life-size — /ˈlaɪf saɪz/ (say luyf suyz) adjective of the size of life or the living original: life size picture; a life size statue. Also, life sized …   Australian English dictionary

  • life-size — /luyf suyz /, adj. of the natural size of an object, person, etc., in life; of the actual size of a living original: a life size statue. Also, life sized. [1835 45] * * * …   Universalium

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