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LONG VS LARGE

6 Mar

long

adjective

 1 measuring or covering a great length or distance, or a greater length or distance than usual 

She had long dark hair.
 He walked down the long corridor. 
It was the world’s longest bridge.a long journey/walk/drive/flight 
We’re a long way from anywhere here.It’s a long way away.

time

3 lasting or taking a great amount of time or more time than usual 

He’s been sick (for) a long time. 
There was a long silence before she spoke. 
I like it now that the days are getting longer (= it stays light for more time each day).a long book/movie/list (= taking a lot of time to read/watch/deal with)
 Nurses have to work long hours (= for more hours in the day than is usual). 
He stared at them for the longest time (= for a very long time) before answering.

large

adjective

 1 big in size or quantitya large area/family/house/car/appetitea large number of peoplevery large sums of money 

He’s a very large child for his age. 
A large proportion of elderly people live alone. 
Women usually do the larger share of the housework. 
Brazil is the world’s largest producer of coffee
.Who’s the rather large (= fat) lady in the hat?

 2 (abbr. L) used to describe one size in a range of sizes of clothes, food, products used in the house, etc.small, medium, large

 3 wide in range and involving many thingsa large and complex issue

 Some drugs are being used on a much larger scale than previously. 
If we look at the larger picture of the situation, the differences seem slight.

MORE INFO:  http://oaadonline.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/dictionary/LARGE

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LONG VS LARGE

6 Mar

long

adjective

 1 measuring or covering a great length or distance, or a greater length or distance than usual 

She had long dark hair.
 He walked down the long corridor. 
It was the world’s longest bridge.a long journey/walk/drive/flight 
We’re a long way from anywhere here.It’s a long way away.

time

3 lasting or taking a great amount of time or more time than usual 

He’s been sick (for) a long time. 
There was a long silence before she spoke. 
I like it now that the days are getting longer (= it stays light for more time each day).a long book/movie/list (= taking a lot of time to read/watch/deal with)
 Nurses have to work long hours (= for more hours in the day than is usual). 
He stared at them for the longest time (= for a very long time) before answering.

large

adjective

 1 big in size or quantitya large area/family/house/car/appetitea large number of peoplevery large sums of money 

He’s a very large child for his age. 
A large proportion of elderly people live alone. 
Women usually do the larger share of the housework. 
Brazil is the world’s largest producer of coffee
.Who’s the rather large (= fat) lady in the hat?

 2 (abbr. L) used to describe one size in a range of sizes of clothes, food, products used in the house, etc.small, medium, large

 3 wide in range and involving many thingsa large and complex issue

 Some drugs are being used on a much larger scale than previously. 
If we look at the larger picture of the situation, the differences seem slight.

MORE INFO:  http://oaadonline.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/dictionary/LARGE

LONG VS LARGE

6 Mar

long

adjective

 1 measuring or covering a great length or distance, or a greater length or distance than usual 

She had long dark hair.
 He walked down the long corridor. 
It was the world’s longest bridge.a long journey/walk/drive/flight 
We’re a long way from anywhere here.It’s a long way away.

time

3 lasting or taking a great amount of time or more time than usual 

He’s been sick (for) a long time. 
There was a long silence before she spoke. 
I like it now that the days are getting longer (= it stays light for more time each day).a long book/movie/list (= taking a lot of time to read/watch/deal with)
 Nurses have to work long hours (= for more hours in the day than is usual). 
He stared at them for the longest time (= for a very long time) before answering.

large

adjective

 1 big in size or quantitya large area/family/house/car/appetitea large number of peoplevery large sums of money 

He’s a very large child for his age. 
A large proportion of elderly people live alone. 
Women usually do the larger share of the housework. 
Brazil is the world’s largest producer of coffee
.Who’s the rather large (= fat) lady in the hat?

 2 (abbr. L) used to describe one size in a range of sizes of clothes, food, products used in the house, etc.small, medium, large

 3 wide in range and involving many thingsa large and complex issue

 Some drugs are being used on a much larger scale than previously. 
If we look at the larger picture of the situation, the differences seem slight.

MORE INFO:  http://oaadonline.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/dictionary/LARGE

LONG VS LARGE

6 Mar

long

adjective

 1 measuring or covering a great length or distance, or a greater length or distance than usual 

She had long dark hair.
 He walked down the long corridor. 
It was the world’s longest bridge.a long journey/walk/drive/flight 
We’re a long way from anywhere here.It’s a long way away.

time

3 lasting or taking a great amount of time or more time than usual 

He’s been sick (for) a long time. 
There was a long silence before she spoke. 
I like it now that the days are getting longer (= it stays light for more time each day).a long book/movie/list (= taking a lot of time to read/watch/deal with)
 Nurses have to work long hours (= for more hours in the day than is usual). 
He stared at them for the longest time (= for a very long time) before answering.

large

adjective

 1 big in size or quantitya large area/family/house/car/appetitea large number of peoplevery large sums of money 

He’s a very large child for his age. 
A large proportion of elderly people live alone. 
Women usually do the larger share of the housework. 
Brazil is the world’s largest producer of coffee
.Who’s the rather large (= fat) lady in the hat?

 2 (abbr. L) used to describe one size in a range of sizes of clothes, food, products used in the house, etc.small, medium, large

 3 wide in range and involving many thingsa large and complex issue

 Some drugs are being used on a much larger scale than previously. 
If we look at the larger picture of the situation, the differences seem slight.

MORE INFO:  http://oaadonline.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/dictionary/LARGE

LONG VS LARGE

6 Mar

long

adjective

 1 measuring or covering a great length or distance, or a greater length or distance than usual 

She had long dark hair.
 He walked down the long corridor. 
It was the world’s longest bridge.a long journey/walk/drive/flight 
We’re a long way from anywhere here.It’s a long way away.

time

3 lasting or taking a great amount of time or more time than usual 

He’s been sick (for) a long time. 
There was a long silence before she spoke. 
I like it now that the days are getting longer (= it stays light for more time each day).a long book/movie/list (= taking a lot of time to read/watch/deal with)
 Nurses have to work long hours (= for more hours in the day than is usual). 
He stared at them for the longest time (= for a very long time) before answering.

large

adjective

 1 big in size or quantitya large area/family/house/car/appetitea large number of peoplevery large sums of money 

He’s a very large child for his age. 
A large proportion of elderly people live alone. 
Women usually do the larger share of the housework. 
Brazil is the world’s largest producer of coffee
.Who’s the rather large (= fat) lady in the hat?

 2 (abbr. L) used to describe one size in a range of sizes of clothes, food, products used in the house, etc.small, medium, large

 3 wide in range and involving many thingsa large and complex issue

 Some drugs are being used on a much larger scale than previously. 
If we look at the larger picture of the situation, the differences seem slight.

MORE INFO:  http://oaadonline.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/dictionary/LARGE

LONG VS LARGE

6 Mar

long

adjective

 1 measuring or covering a great length or distance, or a greater length or distance than usual 

She had long dark hair.
 He walked down the long corridor. 
It was the world’s longest bridge.a long journey/walk/drive/flight 
We’re a long way from anywhere here.It’s a long way away.

time

3 lasting or taking a great amount of time or more time than usual 

He’s been sick (for) a long time. 
There was a long silence before she spoke. 
I like it now that the days are getting longer (= it stays light for more time each day).a long book/movie/list (= taking a lot of time to read/watch/deal with)
 Nurses have to work long hours (= for more hours in the day than is usual). 
He stared at them for the longest time (= for a very long time) before answering.

large

adjective

 1 big in size or quantitya large area/family/house/car/appetitea large number of peoplevery large sums of money 

He’s a very large child for his age. 
A large proportion of elderly people live alone. 
Women usually do the larger share of the housework. 
Brazil is the world’s largest producer of coffee
.Who’s the rather large (= fat) lady in the hat?

 2 (abbr. L) used to describe one size in a range of sizes of clothes, food, products used in the house, etc.small, medium, large

 3 wide in range and involving many thingsa large and complex issue

 Some drugs are being used on a much larger scale than previously. 
If we look at the larger picture of the situation, the differences seem slight.

MORE INFO:  http://oaadonline.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/dictionary/LARGE

LONG VS LARGE

6 Mar

long

adjective

 1 measuring or covering a great length or distance, or a greater length or distance than usual 

She had long dark hair.
 He walked down the long corridor. 
It was the world’s longest bridge.a long journey/walk/drive/flight 
We’re a long way from anywhere here.It’s a long way away.

time

3 lasting or taking a great amount of time or more time than usual 

He’s been sick (for) a long time. 
There was a long silence before she spoke. 
I like it now that the days are getting longer (= it stays light for more time each day).a long book/movie/list (= taking a lot of time to read/watch/deal with)
 Nurses have to work long hours (= for more hours in the day than is usual). 
He stared at them for the longest time (= for a very long time) before answering.

large

adjective

 1 big in size or quantitya large area/family/house/car/appetitea large number of peoplevery large sums of money 

He’s a very large child for his age. 
A large proportion of elderly people live alone. 
Women usually do the larger share of the housework. 
Brazil is the world’s largest producer of coffee
.Who’s the rather large (= fat) lady in the hat?

 2 (abbr. L) used to describe one size in a range of sizes of clothes, food, products used in the house, etc.small, medium, large

 3 wide in range and involving many thingsa large and complex issue

 Some drugs are being used on a much larger scale than previously. 
If we look at the larger picture of the situation, the differences seem slight.

MORE INFO:  http://oaadonline.oxfordlearnersdictionaries.com/dictionary/LARGE