great


great
[ɡreit]
adjective
1) (of a better quality than average; important: a great writer; Churchill was a great man.) grande
2) (very large, larger etc than average: a great crowd of people at the football match.) grande
3) (of a high degree: Take great care of that book.) muito
4) (very pleasant: We had a great time at the party.) óptimo
5) (clever and expert: John's great at football.) excelente
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[greit] adj 1 grande, vasto, numeroso, extenso, comprido. 2 desmedido. 3 importante, famoso, poderoso, notável. 4 principal, gran-, grão-. 5 nobre, generoso. 6 preferido, favorito. 7 formidável, magnífico, excelente. a great deal, a great many muito, muitos. a great muddle uma grande desordem. a great poet um grande poeta. a great storyteller um excelente contador de histórias. a great while bastante tempo. Alfred the Great Alfredo o Grande. great age idade avançada. Great Scott! interj meu Deus! great with young prenhe. he is a great reader ele lê muito. in great favour em boas graças. it is no great matter não tem importância. no great Amer coll nada de importante. that is great isto é formidável. the great os grandes, os importantes. the Great Assizes o juízo final. the great majority a grande maioria. the great powers as grandes potências. to be great at fencing ser bom em esgrima.

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