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'sitting to make a legal judgment or a judgment on standard amounts'
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Clothes and Fashion
uncountable and countable
how big or small something is
He's a small boy, about John's size.
Jensens' house is about
the same size as
The firm underestimated the size of the market for their new product.
I saw a spider
the size of
the same size as
my hand in the backyard.
He's quite a big dog, but he's still not
The apartment is roughly 360 square feet in size.
(of) that/this size
as big as that or this
In a class this size, there are bound to be a few trouble-makers.
We can't give loans of that size to just anyone.
in all/different/various (shapes and) sizes
These phones come in all shapes and sizes.
The breakfast room is a good size.
used to say that something is very big
I can't believe the size of her car!
of the classes makes learning difficult for students.
one of a set of standard measures according to which clothes and other goods are produced and sold
These shoes are one size too big.
The shirts come in three sizes: small, medium, and large.
Do you have these pants in a size 12?
of a particular size, or about the same size and shape as something
a medium-sized car
a pocket-size mirror
big enough for a particular purpose
do something to size
if you cut, make, or prepare something to size, you make it the right size for a particular use
The materials will be provided, and everything is already cut to size.
that's about the size of it
used to agree that someone's description of a situation is correct
a thick sticky liquid used for giving stiffness and a shiny surface to cloth, paper etc, or used to prepare walls for
➔ cut somebody down to size
; ➔ try something on for size
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