as large as life

as large as life

1) в натуральную величину
2) во всей красе
3) шутл. собственной персоной I called on him one Friday night on some pretext or other and there they all were, large as life. ≈ Под каким-то предлогом я заглянул к нему в пятницу, и - вот те на! - обнаружил там всю честную компанию. Doc Bingham was sitting as large as life in a rocking chair. ≈ В кресле качалке сидел сам док Бингам.
4) ссылка на что-либо в доказательство своих слов;
прямо не переводится Anyway, there it was in the Post as large as life. ≈ Как бы то ни было, я своими глазами читал это в "Пост", провалиться мне на этом месте
5) часто в каламбурах An imposing-looking Don, as large as life, and quite as natural. ≈ Самый настоящий дон, так сказать, "живьем", я бы даже сказал, "живее всех живых". This is a child! It's as large as life, and twice as natural! (Lewis Carrol, "Through the Looking-glass", ch. "The Lion and the Unicorn") ≈ Это самый настоящий, живой детеныш - живее некуда! ∙ Syn : (as) big as life

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

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  • Страницы стартов., 1967 — Фильм рассказывает об истории развития спорта в нашей стране. Использованы материалы кинохроники разных лет.
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