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big (of someone)

generous; kind or forgiving. (Sometimes sarcastic.) He gave me some of his apple. That was very big of him. It was big of Sally to come over and apologize like that.
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Prior to meeting Mary, Bigger had found all white women "cold and reserve[d]; they stood their distance and spoke to him from afar.
We now see the Welsh Government advocating bigger councils on one hand and on the other saying let's make a big council smaller
The toilet's designer Robin Levien said: "Bigger products are proving to be bigger business as changing demographics and lifestyles create new demands.
The Bigger Capital Fund, LP, Bachelier, LLC and the Bigger Family (together, "Bigger Capital" or "we") is a significant shareholder of Phorm Corporation Limited ("Phorm" or the "Company"), owning 20,713,435 ordinary shares, representing approximately 2.
This is followed by a bigger display which 85 per cent respondents said they wish the upcoming iPhone 6 to offer.
Humans are getting bigger and will need bigger feet to support them.
It is interesting to note that the bigger apartments are more in demand in Abu Dhabi, which indicate that the state's rental market is dominated by bigger expat families.
Washington, November 26 ( ANI ): In a new study, researchers have tried to explain the various reasons behind why animals who stay in colder climates are bigger in size as compared to others.
Summary: Nicki Minaj says her Reloaded tour in October will be bigger and better then anything she has done before.
That is a mechanism that rewards success and therefore the more successful, bigger clubs get a bigger share.
Brett Avison (text) A Bigger Digger Five Mile Press, 2011 unpaged NZ$24.
NORTHERNERS have bigger brains - but only to help them see better in the gloom, scientists claimed yesterday.
Win a summer toy package Page 20 PEOPLE living in the North have bigger brains, new scientific research suggests.
People from northern parts of the world have evolved bigger brains and larger eyes to help them to cope with long, dark winters and dim skies, scientists have said.
The Courage to Think Bigger Award[TM] provides a platform for successful entrepreneurs to share their stories about using innovative techniques, a heightened mindset, how they uncovered a profitable market and steps taken to create greater results in their business.