- big\ as\ life\ and\ twice\ as\ natural
- • big as life• large as lifeadj. phr.1. • life-sizethe 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 naturalinformalIn 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". Оригинал: A.Маккей, М.Т.Боткер, Дж.И.Гейтс. 1997.