Example sentences of "three times the size " in BNC.

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1 The take-over of Mothercare , despite the fact it was three times the size of Habitat , seemed to make a lot of sense .
2 A market three times the size of all the liberalising economies of Eastern Europe combined would suddenly be wide open .
3 The industry is dominated by Michelin , Goodyear and Bridgestone , each two to three times the size of either Continental or Pirelli .
4 That is not much in an outstanding total of $800 billion — three times the size of the junk-bond market — but it was still the third-worst year , by value , since the association started to keep records in the 1950s .
5 It should be visible to the naked eye as a fuzzy patch ( without a tail ) two to three times the size of the Moon , and moving at a relatively high speed — by about its own diameter every hour .
6 Shifts in population can soon make a nonsense of the best efforts of the boundary commissions and it is not at all unusual for the largest constituency to be over three times the size of the smallest .
7 This fish is now three times the size when purchased and appears to be thriving .
8 Not if the grocery was three times the size of Findlater 's in Dublin would they send Maire and her sisters there .
9 Twice as large as the Atlantic and getting on for three times the size of the Indian Ocean , it is bigger than all the land surface of the earth , including Antarctica , and with Africa counted twice .
10 At the end of the Boulevard there sits the enormous Catherine Palace , baroque and three times the size of the Alexander Palace .
11 This land of little more than 2m people and 24m sheep , enclosed between China and Russia in an area three times the size of France , had already appealed for emergency food aid to get it through the winter when the worst snows for 50 years hit three provinces in the south-west .
12 Morgan Jr. , who in 1924 established his father 's library as a public institution now houses a book shop , education centre , lecture hall , staff offices and a conservation studio three times the size of the old one .
13 The appraiser reckoned that the Benton work was three times the size of Daugherty 's .
14 ‘ It will be three times the size of the largest carrack which sails the Inner Sea , ’ he said .
15 The conversion process requires free space equivalent to three times the size of the file being converted .
16 The 1377 poll-tax returns suggest that it was over three times the size of the largest provincial centres , Bristol and York , almost five times that of Coventry and six times that of Norwich ( 104 , p.1 ) .
17 Its initial aim is the establishment of a national park , three times the size of Belgium , in the Upper Solimnoes River region of western Amazonia .
18 The most dramatic increase has been in the former Soviet Union , where the area of land under forest rose by 70 million hectares — three times the size of Britain — over the past 25 years .
19 The device was three times the size of the Baltic Exchange bomb and would have devastated buildings within three hundred yards .
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