"Je n'ai pas plus grand, c'est une taille unique."
Translation:I don't have a bigger one; it's one size fits all.
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I have the same questions. It should read..."Je n'en ai pas de plus grand..." for "I don't have I anything bigger" "Je n'en ai pas un qui est plus grand/une qui est plus grande..." for "I don't have a bigger one." "Je n'ai pas plus grand..." means "I don't have bigger..." as ChrisWalli8 has pointed out. RichardHoma: Thanks for the link. Very informative.
I don't see how 'Je n'ai pas plus grand' can mean I am not taller; 'avoir' doesn't mean 'to be'. Literally, it seems to mean 'I don't have bigger' (or taller, if you like). Idiomatically, it seems to be used mainly in the sense of 'I don't have much': https://context.reverso.net/translation/french-english/je+n%27ai+plus+grand
It is a marketing department's enhancement of "one size only" (and a fairly successful one from a marketing point of view, having entered the lingua franca). So far as I am aware, the identity of the copywriter who coined it has been lost in the mists of time.
From a grammatical point of view I am not totally convinced that it is permissible to use "fits" in that way.
I understand 'taille unique' it is similar to the 'only child' expression. But I do not understand the absence of 'EN' (as Debg and others pointed out) when you consider DUO' translation from french to english. There may not be ANYTHING wrong with the french sentence "Je n'ai pas plus grand, c'est une taille unique." (it may need the negative 'de' before plus) ..especially when you consider (a) the comma between both phrases so the second part is like a quick after thought to the first part and (b) the 'taille unique' means the clerk is NOT referencing UNITS of INVENTORY of items but array of SIZES FOR THESE ITEMS. Duo's english translation seems wrong. They have to leave out the ONE. ..I do not have bigger it is one size fits all. .. it's more like " il n'y a pas (de) plus grand c'est une taille unique".
SYSTRAN translates it like DUO without the 'de' but there is NO 'one' in the ENGLISH...without having 'en' in french on any translation. others need the 'de' but again the english has no 'one'.