big\ as\ life\ and\ twice\ as\ natural


big\ as\ life\ and\ twice\ as\ natural
• 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
informal
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.