big as life

big as life or large as life  {adj. phr.}
1. or life-size
The same size as the living person or thing.
The statue of Jefferson was big as life.
The characters on the screen were life-size.
In person; real and living.
I had not seen him for years, but there he was, big as life and twice as natural.
Categories: life {adj. phr.} {informal}

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