One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A large number or quantity.‘a busy barrister was likely to have earned big mobs of money over the years’
- ‘Remember to use big mobs of vegetables and not too much meat.’
- ‘They were fed up with no wages for their 12-hour working days of herding big mobs of cattle across hot, dusty scrubby country by horseback.’
- ‘Let's face it, we've got big mobs of land here.’
- ‘She discovered a big mob of girls in Rebecca's bedroom surreptitiously chugging a cache of hidden mini-bottles of Bailey's Irish Cream.’
- ‘A big mob of kangaroos bounded past the clearing where we all were gathered for the ceremony.’
- ‘I dreamt the kids was all swimmin' in the water, and when I was getting close to them, I looked out and could see a big mob of sharks.’
- ‘Big mobs of these Indigenous Australians were living together in an incredibly difficult situation, brought about through the policies of the government at the time.’
- ‘I don't support just saying sorry and signing treaties agreeing to hand over big mobs of land and money to anyone with a couple of drops of indigenous blood.’
- ‘A big mob of other men also agreed to assist.’
- ‘Big paddocks + big mob of sheep = big fun.’
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