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(as) large as life

used as a way of describing a person you see, and are surprised to see, in a particular place: I looked up from my newspaper and there he was, as large as life, Tim Trotter!
Translations of “(as) large as life”
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示見到某人本人感到驚奇)本人,本身…
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示见到某人本人感到惊奇)本人,本身…
(Definition of (as) large as life from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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