(as) large as life

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Definition of (as) large as life

chiefly British, informal
: in person used to describe the surprise of seeing someone I never expected her to come to the party, but there she was, as large as life.

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“(as) large as life.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28as%29%20large%20as%20life. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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