of biblical proportions

of biblical proportions

Of a huge or catastrophic size, magnitude, or severity. The typhoon laid waste to the coast of Japan, causing damage of biblical proportions. An evacuation of biblical proportions has been underway since the civil war began.
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OUR TV screens are full of migrations of Biblical proportions with various parts of Europe as the Promised Land.
With more than 4 million children having left Syria, half of them for Lebanon, Jordan and Turkey, in a crisis of biblical proportions, the United Nations Special Envoy for Global Education has said $250 million could get 1 million refugee children in school by the time the UN General Assembly meets later this month.
A highly talented duo forced to struggle through what can only be described as a dreadful disaster of biblical proportions.
Thiruvananthapuram: A record of biblical proportions has been created in Kerala with roughly 1,500 people producing a handwritten copy of the Bible in a joint effort that lasted about two hours.
They don't do drizzle in the Far East and Jakarta was struck by a storm of biblical proportions last night which left the drains overflowing and the roads flooded.
Angelic Wars goes into the first war in the history of… History and war… Angelic Wars tackles a story of biblical proportions in a Google, Twitter, and Facebook world.
Clearly, a miracle of biblical proportions had taken place on board.
A mix of 3D combat and 2D platform sections, it takes its inspiration from the ancient Book of Enoch, with an emissary of God sent down to round up fallen angles before a flood of biblical proportions.
A phenomenon of biblical proportions in many parts of the Murray Darling Basin is marked by the beginning of summer rains, which fill rivers that breathe life into both the human and natural world.
In many ways, it is a disaster of biblical proportions," Queensland treasurer Andrew Fraser told reporters in the flooded city of Bundaberg on Saturday.
In many ways, it is a disaster of biblical proportions," Andrew Fraser, the treasurer for the state of Queensland, said in flood-hit Bundaberg on Saturday.
If the Germans suffered losses then, for them as individuals, this could be seen as a tragedy but for the nations of the world at the time the Wehrmacht was a plague of biblical proportions.
Mombasa A downpour of biblical proportions hit Mombasa, KenyaOs coastal city, last weekend, flooding sections of the city [ETH] a phenomenon, considering that the city actually is built on an island connected to the mainland by the Makupa causeway and is supposed to drain the water straight into the Indian Ocean.
I told him the development of egg to tadpole to frog was a real miracle of Biblical proportions, but stressed we didn't want any pilgrimages to the pond - just in case he got a bright idea.
The author Stephen King would be proud to have written of what would ensue, with plagues of insects of biblical proportions.