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    On a grander scale


    I am right to understand the bold text means grandiose? (The short holiday will be grandiose, believe me)

    "You said in my dream that it was the last of the vignettes (he had a way of calling our short holidays "vignettes") and I replied that this was on a grander scale."

    Murray Gilchrist, My Friend, 190?

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    Re: On a grander scale

    To ask a question you need to put the verb first (in front of the subject). Example:

    Am I right about that?

    As for your question, "on a grander scale" does not mean "grandiose". Instead, "grander" here means "bigger".

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