Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts


1) very large in size, quantity or extent
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    • the task/challenge was enormous
  • Analysis

    The adjective enormous describe something extremely large in size, scale or amount. Similar in meaning to vast, huge, and gigantic.

  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. The children enjoyed their time at the zoo, and were particularly excited to see the enormous elephant.
    2. The enormity of the occasion only struck Alice when she stepped out onto the pitch and saw the thousands of fans in attendance. 
  • Professional Examples (Basic)
    1. Bringing the project in under budget was an enormous challenge for the team due to the many setbacks that they suffered.
    2. We have put aside an enormous amount of money to finance research and development projects.
    3. Our employees enormous dedication to getting this over the line has not gone unnoticed
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