be (a bit) on the large side

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be (a bit) on the large side

This intentionally vague phrase highlights the speaker's awareness of or hesitation about the size of something.
1. To be rather large, as of an object. That table is a bit on the large side for our dining room, don't you think?
2. To have some amount of excess body fat, as of a person. Emma used to be a bit on the large side, but she's lost a lot of weight since she started going to the gym regularly.
See also: large, on, side
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