large and in charge

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Adjective[edit]

large and in charge (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) Dominating or controlling a situation with confidence and aplomb.
    • 2011, T.D. Jakes, 64 Lessons for a Life Without Limits, →ISBN:
      Sure, as the captain of your ship, you are the one to blame when things go wrong or fall apart, but you are also large and in charge when they go well.
    • 2012, Naomi Nelson, Breaking the Silence, →ISBN, page 87:
      The little girl in me was crying, "No more." She was large and in charge, front and center—the lead actress in the play about her life.
    • 2014, Letitia L. A. Najieb, Luscious Savoy: "The Unstoppable Women!", page 479:
      Hampton Touissant Hamilton held a degree in Business Economics from the United States Naval Academy and he was svelte, tall, large and in charge, black as the skies at midnight and handsome as an Adonis would or could be a real ringer.
    • 2014, Ensley F. Guffey & ‎K. Dale Koontz, Wanna Cook?: The Complete, Unofficial Companion to Breaking Bad, →ISBN:
      Despite the difficulties with Skyler and Mike, Walt is large and in charge again in the cold open to “Say My Name.”