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She had great difficulty in guessing where I was from.
They could be in great danger.
He was in a great hurry.
It gives me great pleasure to welcome our next guest.
This is a great opportunity to raise a lot of money.
the great river
a great feast
the great white shark
a great military power
the greatest environmental disaster in decades
a great healthcare crisis
the Great Depression of the 1930s
the Great Fire of London of 1666
one of the greatest writers of the modern age
a great work of art
The really great thing about this computer is its speed.
The great advantage is that this place is so near to town.
I’m your greatest admirer.
a great football fan
She’s a great reader of biographies.
I’ve never been a great one for spiders and snakes.
He’s a great guitarist.
She’s great at maths.
It’s great to be here.
I think it’s great he’s got a girlfriend.
Great! I’ll pick you up at eight, then.
This cake tastes great.
We had a great day.
You looked great in that outfit.
This is a great place for families.
This is the British English definition of great. View American English definition of great.