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big

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[bɪɡ] [bɪɡ]

adj.大的;重要的;(计划)庞大的;大方的

adv.大量地;成功地;夸大地;宽宏大量地

n.大亨;大公司

常用短语

  1. big d

    大D城

  2. how big

    多大

  3. big tree

    大树,巨杉

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场景例句

  1. We need to think big.

    我们应该考虑干一番大事。

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  2. He's quite a big oke.

    他是个大小伙子了。

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  3. You're a big girl now.

    你现在已长成大姑娘了。

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近义词

反义词

同义词辨析

  • 以下词都有“大的”的意思,区别是:
  • big 常用词,使用广泛,较口语化。多指体积、重量或容量等方面的"大",有时也用于描写抽象之物。

    large 普通用词,含义广,指体积、面积、容量、数量以及程度等方面的大,具体或抽象意义均可用。

    great 普通用词,可指具体东西的"大",但更常指事物的重要,人的行为、品格的伟大等,带一定的感情色彩。

    grand 侧重指盛大、绝大,有气派。

    词根: -big-
  1. big [bɪɡ] adj. 大的;重要的;(计划)庞大的;大方的 adv. 大量地;成功地;夸大地;宽宏大量地 n. 大亨;大公司

    big: -big-大

单词家谱

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big 大的,重要的,量大的,重要的

big在现代英语中是很普通的单词,但其词源指向却十分模糊;跟其有"亲属"关系的词有拉丁语中的buccae(肿胀的,充满的),斯堪的纳维亚语中的bugge(大人物);big用做"大的"意义16世纪才出现。

big (adj.)

c. 1300, at first found chiefly in northern England and north Midlands writing, "powerful, strong," of obscure origin, possibly from a Scandinavian source (compare Norwegian dialectal bugge "great man"). Old English used micel (see much) in many of the same senses. It came into general use c. 1400. Meaning "of great size" is late 14c.; that of "full-grown, grown up" is attested from late 14c. Sense of "important, influential, powerful" is from c. 1400. Meaning "haughty, inflated with pride" is from 1570s. Meaning "generous" is U.S. colloquial by 1913.

Big band as a musical style is from 1926. Slang big head "conceit" is first recorded 1850. Big business "large commercial firms collectively" is from 1913 (before that it meant "a profitable income in business"). Big top "main tent of a circus" is from 1895. Big game "large animals hunted for sport" is from 1864. Big house "penitentiary" is U.S. underworld slang first attested 1915 (in London, "a workhouse," 1851). In financial journalism, big ticket items so called from 1956. Big lie is from Hitler's grosse Lüge.

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