Wordspot – Big, Large, Great (Exercise)

Fill in the gaps with big, large and great

(It might be necessary to use the adjectives in the comparative or superlative degree.)

  1. The Browns have inherited a ____________ amount of money and now they intend to investigate most of it in a ____________construction business.
  1. After he was offered a job abroad he started to earn ____________ money.
  1. Ladies and Gentlemen, let’s give a ____________ hand to our special guests tonight.
  1. After the inflation throughout the country it was difficult for Mike to support the ____________ family.
  1. The ____________ majority of people seem to agree with his view.
  1. He‘s a ____________ bloke; everyone admires him in our office.
  1. He is a very ____________ child for his age.
  1. She cannot lose weight as she has a _______________ appetite.
  1. It gives me ____________ pleasure to welcome you here today.
  1.  I saw a _______________ number of workers walking towards the office door.
  1. The authorities used quiet persuasion instead of the ____________ stick.
  1. ____________ art has the power to change the lives of people.
  1. Brazil is the world’s ____________ producer of coffee.
  1. By and ________________ it does not snow in this part of the country very much.
  1. His death was a ____________shock to us all.
  1. The ____________ story in the news these days is the World Championship.
  1. As the ____________ day approached, she grew more and more nervous.
  1. I am a ____________ fan of Michael Jackson.
  1.  Helen completely changed her life after she inherited a ______________ fortune.
  1. It’s the world’s ____________ computer company.
  1. He has been described as the world’s ____________ violinists.
  1. Women usually do the ____________ share of the housework.
  1. The news came as a ____________ blow.
  1. People were arriving in ____________ numbers.
  1. A ____________ proportion of old people live alone.

Keys:

  1. large/large
  2. big
  3. big
  4. large
  5. great
  6. great
  7. large
  8. large
  9. great
  10. large
  11. big
  12. great
  13. largest
  14. large
  15. great
  16. big
  17. great
  18. big
  19. large
  20. biggest
  21. greatest
  22. larger
  23. big
  24. great
  25. large

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