great englannista suomeksi
suunnaton, isokokoinen, iso, valtava, jättimäinen
upea, loistava, hieno, hyvä
raskauden loppuvaiheessa oleva
(quote-book)|title=(w)| chapter=1| url=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL1521052W| passage=“… the awfully hearty sort of Christmas cards that people do send to other people that they don't know at all well. You know. The kind that have mottoes like // Here's rattling good luck and roaring good cheer, / With lashings of food and great hogsheads of beer.(nb..)”
(quote-book)|title=(w)| chapter=7|url=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL2004261W| passage= ‘Children crawled over each other like little grey worms in the gutters,’ he said. ‘The only red things about them were their buttocks and they were raw. Their faces looked as if snails had slimed on them and their mothers were like great sick beasts whose byres had never been cleared.(nb..)’
(quote-journal)| volume=189| issue=6| page=18| magazine=(w)| title=Where Dr Pangloss meets Machiavelli| passage=Hidden behind thickets of acronyms and gorse bushes of detail, a new great game is under way across the globe. Some call it geoeconomics, but it's geopolitics too. The current power play consists of an extraordinary range of countries simultaneously sitting down to negotiate big free trade and investment agreements.
Of larger size or more importance than others of its kind.
(w), (w) ii. 48
- So the King made Daniel a great man …
(RQ:Shakespeare Merry Wives)
(w), (w) lxxviii. 71
- the ewes great with young
- those that are so great with him
Extreme or more than usual.
- “We are engaged in a great work, a treatise on our river fortifications, perhaps? But since when did army officers afford the luxury of amanuenses in this simple republic?”
Title referring to an important leader.
Expression of gladness and content about something.
''Great! Thanks for the wonderful work.''
2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)
- ''I am in my new apartment! Great!''
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sarcastic inversion thereof.
''Oh, great! I just dumped all 500 sheets of the manuscript all over and now I have to put them back in order.''
''Newton and Einstein are two of the greats of the history of science.''
2019, Daniel Taylor, ''Lionel Messi magic puts Barcelona in command of semi-final with Liverpool'' (in ''The Guardian'', 1 May 2019)https://www.theguardian.com/football/2019/may/01/barcelona-liverpool-champions-league-match-report
- Sadio Mané wasted a glorious chance in the first half and, late on, Mohamed Salah turned his shot against a post after a goal-line clearance had spun his way. That, in a nutshell, perhaps sums up the difference between Messi and the players on the next rung below – the ones who can be described as great footballers without necessarily being football greats.
An instance of the word "great" signifying an additional generation in phrases expressing family relationships.
''My three-greats grandmother.''
''Those mechanical colored pencils work great because they don't have to be sharpened.''