Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts
1) large or significant
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a sizeable amount/risk
'Sizeable' is an adjective often used formerly meaning a large amount. If you have a 'sizeable income', for example, it means you have a large or considerable income. You could have a sizeable home, a sizeable amount of something or talk about a sizeable area. This is a formal expression more often used in professional contexts.
Social Examples (Advance)
When Tom's Grandmother died, sheleft him a sizeable amount of moneyin her will.
The Property Developer was interested inpurchasing a sizeable amount of landto build houses on.
Professional Examples (Basic)
The Insurance company might not give me a quote.They said it was a sizeable risk.
Launching a new product so late in the seasonwas a sizeable risk, but it was worth taking.
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