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big brother | big sister

This page is about the collocation big brother | big sister

collocation pattern: adjective + noun

Meaning

older brother, older sister

For example

  • My big sister is smaller than me, but two years older.

  • Sometimes my big brother helped me with my homework.

Note:
Related collocations with the opposite meaning are "little brother" and "little sister"

Quick Quiz

Big brothers are always

a. bigger than their little brothers

b. born before their little brothers

c. born after their little brothers

Contributor: Matt Errey