a degree of bigness or smallness
any of a set of standard measures according to which goods are produced
sort sth according to size
"a wolf is about the size of a large dog"
"he wears a size 13 shoe"
"size gives body to a fabric"
"that's the size of the situation"
"she hates me, that's about the size of it"
"he blanched when he saw the size of the bill"
"the only city of any size in that area"
"the economy-size package"
Stop bullying me...Choose someone your own size.
出自： E. Simon
At five feet three inches she was not formidable in size.
出自： E. Young
Gabriel poured himself into decorating his new home, an enormous undertaking because of its size.
出自： G. Daly
The book was sized to fit into a briefcase.
Some people have the ability to size up a situation at a glance.
有些人对某一形势能一眼就估计得清楚。 size up to sth
He doesn't size up to my expectations.
他没有我想象中的那么好。 size sb ⇔ up
They sized me up for a teacher instead of a student.
We sized each other up at our first meeting.
误 The egg was the size of about my fist.
正 The egg was about the size of my fist.
析 the size of可以在句中构成两个东西大小的比较,此时程度状语放在该短语前面。
误 This book is twice size of that.
正 This book is twice the size of that.
析 表示倍数或分数的词可放在the size之前。
误 How many size of shoes do you take?
正 What size shoes do you take?
析 问“多大尺码”时,应该用what size...?