bulk large


: to have great importance or influence
This is a problem that bulks large in the minds of many people.

Examples of bulk large in a Sentence

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“Bulk large.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bulk%20large. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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