There are 3 translations of grande in English:

grande1

adj

gran is used before singular nouns
  • 3 [Geografía/Geography] el Gran Buenos Aires/Bilbao Greater Buenos Aires/Bilbao
  • 4 4.1 (especialmente América Latina/especially Latin America) [niño/chico] (en edad) los más grandes pueden ir solos the older o/or bigger ones can go on their own ya eres grande y puedes comer solito you're a big boy now and you can feed yourself cuando sea grande quiero ser bailarina when I grow up I want to be a ballet dancer mis hijos ya son grandes my children are all grown up now 4.2 (Argentina) (maduro, mayor) es una mujer grande she isn't a young woman o/or she's a mature woman está saliendo con un tipo grande she's going out with an older guy
  • 6 [familiar/colloquial] (increíble) ¡qué cosa más grande! ¡ya te he dicho 20 veces que no lo sé! this is unbelievable! I've told you 20 times already that I don't know! ¿no es grande que ahora me echen la culpa a mí? [irónico/ironic] and now they blame me; great, isn't it? [irónico/ironic]
  • 7 7.1 (en intensidad, grado) great me causó una gran pena it caused me great sadness me has dado una gran alegría you have made me very happy comió con gran apetito she ate hungrily o/or heartily un día de gran calor a very hot day los grandes fríos del 47 the great o/or big freeze of '47 me llevé un susto más grande … I got such a fright para mi gran vergüenza to my great embarrassment se produjo una gran explosión there was a powerful explosion es un gran honor para mí it is a great honor (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) honour for me ha sido una temporada de gran éxito it has been a very o/or a highly successful season no corre gran prisa it is not very urgent las paredes tienen gran necesidad de una mano de pintura the walls are very much in need of a coat of paint 7.2 (uso enfático) eso es una gran verdad that is absolutely o/or very true eres un grandísimo sinvergüenza you're a real swine [familiar/colloquial] esa es la mentira más grande que he oído that's the biggest lie I've ever heard ¡qué gran novedad! [irónico/ironic] you don't say! o/or what a surprise! [irónico/ironic]

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There are 3 translations of grande in English:

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  • 1 (de la industria, el comercio) big o/or leading name, leading player uno de los tres grandes de la industria automovilística one of the big three names o/or one of the big three in the car industry

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There are 3 translations of grande in English:

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(Río de la Plata/River Plate area)
  • la grande the big prize, the jackpot sacarse la grande (literal) to win the big prize o/or the jackpot se sacó la grande con ese marido she hit the jackpot with that husband

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