size of it


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Noun1.size of it - the actual state of affairs; "that's the size of the situation"; "she hates me, that's about the size of it"
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
situation, state of affairs - the general state of things; the combination of circumstances at a given time; "the present international situation is dangerous"; "wondered how such a state of affairs had come about"; "eternal truths will be neither true nor eternal unless they have fresh meaning for every new social situation"- Franklin D.Roosevelt
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It's risky to judge a hominid's body weight by the size of its bones because nutrition and other factors influence the amount of muscle and fat, says Christopher Ruff of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore.