Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Giant"

The meaning of "Giant" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does This"giant" mean?
A: Yes 👍. But “sporting goods giant” is a phrase. Another way to use “giant” in this way is “social media giant”. We can use “giant” because they’re very big in their industry.
Q: What does There are scarcely any giant pandas left in the wild. mean?
A: It means there are not many giant pandas left that are not in captivity (like in zoos, etc.)
Q: What does Giant stars of high mass are classified as red supergiant, and rather than collapsing to form white dwarfs. ** giant stars -> collapsing ? or forms white dwarf ? or to form white dwarf, they collapsed? mean?
A: rather than ~ = does not do ~, and does something else instead

Giant stars of high mass are called "supergiant". They do not become white dwarfs. They do something different.
Q: What does take a giant step back mean?
A: Lose a lot of progress.
Q: What does giant cargo bag mean?
A: It is just a very large bag used for camping or travel.

Example sentences using "Giant"

Q: Please show me example sentences with a giant puddle .
A: 1. She stepped in a giant puddle.
2. The giant puddle they stepped in caused their shoes to get wet.
3. There was a giant puddle in the middle of a mountain of snow.
4. Brian saw a giant puddle when he walked outside.
5. Maria likes stepping in giant puddles.
6. There are lots of giant puddles in Jenny’s neighborhood since it rained yesterday.
Q: Please show me example sentences with giant .
A: an example would be “wow, that bug is giant!” meaning really big

Synonyms of "Giant" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between giant and
great and immense and very big ?
A: All of them mean " big " but with some emotions/surprise involved in certain cases

Giant --> something that in your mind is fairly small but shocked or surprised you when you saw it

I saw a giant snake
A giant spider was on my shoulder

Great --> usually referred to something positive about ability/skills rather than the dimension

I have a great girlfriend
He was a great football player

Immense --> usually referred to an open space/space physical or metaphorical where you cannot see the end

Universe is immense
His knowledge about science is immense

Very big --> Just another way of putting more emphasis on big

Very big house
Very big trouble
Q: What is the difference between giant and huge ?
A: 'The Eiffel Tower is absolutely huge! It's bigger than I thought it would be.'
'Alex is a giant. He's 7ft (foot, or feet tall)!'
I don't really use 'giant' as an adjective, I mainly use big, large (e.g clothing size), huge, massive etc...
Q: What is the difference between large,huge, giant, gigantic, enormous and tremendous ?
A: They all mean the same thing really, just different ways of saying it.
Q: What is the difference between giant and gigantic ?
A: giant is big and gigantic extremely big

Translations of "Giant"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? giant
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Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? giants
A: Gigantes/gigantas
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? giant
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Other questions about "Giant"

Q: What does "we have a giant Amazon come in, place the woman in a headlock" mean?

Can someone edit this garbage comic so we have a giant Amazon come in, place the woman in a headlock, and dismantle her strawman fallacy?
https://twitter.com/LunarArchivist/status/1265104181737721857/photo/1
A: A giant Amazon would be a big buff woman. (The Amazons are warrior women from Greek mythology.)

Placing someone in a headlock is what the woman in the comic is doing to the man in panels 4 and 5.
Q: There was a giant who lived in a castle () the top of a bean stalk, which Jack climbed up.

what is the natural preposition in the blank? Does this sound natural?
A: because in order to use the preposition “ON” you would have to drop “the”. You don’t say “on the top”, you would say ON TOP OF A BEAN STALK. It’s “AT the top”.

—- At - is used to indicate a place. So where did the giant live? AT THE TOP.


Q: I saw a giant snake eating a rabbit at the zoo yesterday, which is very shocking... it was my first time to see the things like that. I was wondering if the rabbit was still alive or not. Does this sound natural?
A: I saw a giant snake eating a rabbit at the zoo yesterday, which is very shocking... it was my first time to see the things like that. I was wondering if the rabbit was still alive or not. It’s good but maybe it sounds better if you say: it was my first time seeing something like that
Q: I think it’s a giant hazard to go there with so immature person. Does this sound natural?
A: "go there with so immature a person" or "go there with such an immature person"
Q: Please show me how to pronounce giant.
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