How to use "great" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "great" in popular movie and book plots

  • He believes there could be great bloodshed and the stakes are "frighteningly high.  - Jesus Christ Superstar
  • They ride the great glass elevator to Charlie's house and bring the rest of Charlie's family to the factory.  - Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • He returns to Earth but has difficulty readjusting to his own world, despite having brought great wealth along with him.  - Glory Road
  • Benjamin and Tristam go down into the tunnel and find Spencer, who tells Tristam of a great treasure.  - Final Fantasy Mystic Quest
  • F'lar recognizes that Lessa possesses both unusually strong psychic abilities and great strength of will.  - Dragonflight
  • The brief encounter comes at great cost.  - Zorba the Greek (film)
  • Jannings' character is a doorman for a famous hotel, who takes great pride in his work and position.  - The Last Laugh
  • Nothing ever happens", after which a great deal transpires.  - Grand Hotel (1932 film)
  • DeSoto warns a cocky Willy Jack that Ruth is a great ally but can also be a powerful enemy.  - Where the Heart Is (2000 film)
  • Robbed by bandits, Fara is discovered by John the Baptist who advises her to listen to the great teacher, Jesus.  - The Big Fisherman
  • The Lilliputians reveal themselves to be a people who put great emphasis on trivial matters.  - Gulliver's Travels
  • Working only to please himself, he paints a canvas of a great Tree with a forest in the distance.  - Leaf by Niggle
  • With Leto's death, a very complex economic system built on spice collapsed, resulting in trillions leaving known space in a great Scattering.  - Heretics of Dune
  • The story parodies the great dragon-slaying traditions.  - Farmer Giles of Ham
  • Upon discovering Gregor is dead, the family feels a great sense of relief.  - The Metamorphosis
  • Though the animals win the battle, they do so at great cost, as many, including Boxer the workhorse, are wounded.  - Animal Farm

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