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Big It is a term that comes from the Latin word grandis. It is an adjective that, in the first meaning mentioned by the Royal Spanish Academy (RAE ) in your dictionary, refers to what exceeds in magnitude, relevance, etc. to what is usual or common .

Suppose, in a certain city , an average building has five floors or floors. If a company announces the construction of a building that will have thirty floors , it can be said that the building in question will be big .

Similarly, a person what win $2.000.000 in the lottery you can say that he achieved a very big prize , since most prizes of this type do not usually exceed $ 10,000.

When this adjective applies to a human being or yet animal , may refer to adulthood or maturity or to the corpulence . For example: "I'm a big man, I'm not old enough to go dancing", “My son says that when he grows up, he wants to be an airplane pilot”, “I have two big dogs, but I would like to move to a house with more space”.

The idea When grown up, it can also be used to name an individual who, because of his achievements, qualities or hierarchy, enjoys a special consideration or of a true recognition : “Roger Federer is a great tennis player who will always be remembered by lovers of this sport”, “My uncle is a big man, he lent me his house on the beach to go on vacation with my friends”, “In my opinion, Marlon Brando was the biggest Hollywood”.

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