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English definition of “the bigger the better”

the bigger the better

how much you value or want something is decided by how big it is: He likes getting big presents - the bigger the better as far as he's concerned.Big and quite bigEnormous
(Definition of the bigger the better from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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