(the) lion's share (of something)


(the) lion's share (of something)
the ˈlion's share (of sth) idiom
(BrE) the largest or best part of sth when it is divided
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  • the lion's share — ► the largest part of something: »Basic womenswear categories now constitute the lion s share of clothing industry sales. get/take/receive the lion s share »The company gets the lion s share of its profits from personal computer sales. Main Entry …   Financial and business terms

  • (the) lion's share — the lion’s share phrase the largest part of something The lion’s share of his money went to his grandchildren. Thesaurus: share of somethingsynonym Main entry: lion …   Useful english dictionary

  • the lion's share — ► the lion s share the largest part of something. Main Entry: ↑lion …   English terms dictionary

  • (the) lion's share — the biggest part of something. The lion s share of the museum s budget goes on special exhibitions …   New idioms dictionary

  • the lion's share — the largest part of something The lion s share of his money went to his grandchildren …   English dictionary

  • lion's share —    The lion s share of something is the biggest or best part.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    The lion s share of something is the largest portion, or the best part.     He left very little money to his children; the lion s share was… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • lion's share — The lion s share of something is the biggest or best part …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • lion's share — N SING: usu the N of n If a person, group, or project gets the lion s share of something, they get the largest part of it, leaving very little for other people. Military and nuclear research have received the lion s share of public funding …   English dictionary

  • lion's share — phrasal : the largest part the central government collects and spends the lion s share of the citizen s tax dollar Cabell Phillips slyly sneaked the lion s share of buttered toast at tea Jean Stafford * * * noun [noncount] : the largest part of… …   Useful english dictionary

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