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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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The House committees on transportation and public order and safety approved on Wednesday a proposed measure mandating the Land Transportation Office (LTO) to issue bigger and more readable plate numbers for motorcycles and scooters.
Author Hayley Syrad said: "The research suggests eating frequency is having no impact on weight and it's not that parents of larger kids are giving them an extra Mars bar or apple - portions are bigger.
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.
If my view is correct, he would be wrong about the existential conditions surrounding the conception and birth of fictional Bigger Thomas.
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.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-August 29, 2011-Analog's Bigger Better Deal solution chosen by Ocean Drive Publishing(C)1994-2011 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
Brett Avison (text) A Bigger Digger Five Mile Press, 2011 unpaged NZ$24.
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.