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Portuguese translation of “great”


adjective   /ɡreɪt/
A1 very good
sensacional, ótimo
We had a great time .
A2 large
a great crowd of people A great number of buildings were damaged in the flood .
B1 extreme
He has great difficulty walking .
important or famous
grande, importante, eminente
a great actor
great big very big
muito grande
He has a great big house .
(Definition of great adjective from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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