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(as) large as life

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English(as) large as life(as) large as lifeBritish English spokenTHERE used when someone has appeared or is present in a place where you did not expect to see them I turned a corner and there was Joe, as large as life. large
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(as) large as lifeI looked up - he was standing nearby, large as life.Oh, Lee, you're as large as life.As large as life and death, both funny and sad - and not a little dangerous.There were the words, as large as life and often twice as sane.He had been standing large as life beside Lady Usk, and it was plain that he knew her identity.
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