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big upFaire du battage à propos de quelque chose.Rate it:

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big upDédicace.Rate it:

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big upTo proclaim or exaggerate the importance of.Rate it:

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big wheelA person with a great deal of power or influence, especially a high-ranking person in an organization.Rate it:

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big wheelFerris wheel.Rate it:

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big yearUsed other than as an idiom: see big, year.Rate it:

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big-bonedUsed other than as an idiom: Having large bones.Rate it:

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big-bonedFat, obese.Rate it:

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bite the big oneTo die.Rate it:

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bite the big oneo break down; to be impossible to repair or not worth repairing.Rate it:

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bite the big oneTo perform poorly; to fail.Rate it:

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bite the big oneTo be unpleasant or undesirable.Rate it:

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catch big airSuperlative of catch air; make a big jump high off the ground.Rate it:

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don't make a big production out of this!Over emphasized, blown out of proportion, made it into a big deal, made it appear as a movie!Rate it:

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give someone a big headTo flatter someone excessively; to overpraise someone, usually resulting in them becoming proud, arrogant or conceited.Rate it:

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hit it bigTo have great success.Rate it:

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hit the big timeTo become successful and widely known.Rate it:

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knee-deep in the Big MuddyStuck in a predicament; mired in a difficult situation, especially one resulting from poor judgment or bad leadership.Rate it:

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last of the big spendersSomeone who doesn't spend much money.Rate it:

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Little Pitchers Have Big EarsSometimes little children who listen to old people’s conversation hear and perceive things a lot than people expect them toRate it:

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make a big thing out ofTo call attention to or publicize.Rate it:

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make a big thing out ofTo make a fuss about, especially unnecessarily.Rate it:

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make it bigTo become famous and successful.Rate it:

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never mind that. where's that big, fat billiken of mine?Said by Oliver Hardy's wife in a sequence of the movie Block-Heads (1938)Rate it:

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open one's big mouthTo speak about things, when it would be better to stay silent.Rate it:

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speak softly and carry a big stickDo not boast or utter verbal threats, but do make others aware that you are prepared to use physical force if necessary.Rate it:

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suck a big oneto be terrible; to be of a very low standard.Rate it:

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talk bigboastRate it:

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talk softly and carry a big stickAlternative form of speak softly and carry a big stick.Rate it:

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the big kahunaReference to the Big Boss, Chief of protocol, member of Board of Directors.Rate it:

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too big for one's bootsFar less capable than one's claims to be.Rate it:

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too big for one's britchesDisturbingly confident, unacceptably cocky.Rate it:

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too big for one's britchesToo large to fit into one's pants.Rate it:

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Too Big for Your BritchesSelf-important; proud of something, particularly about selfRate it:

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what's the big ideaUsed to express surprise or dissatisfaction with an action or statement of another, especially the person spoken to.Rate it:

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what's the big ideaWhat is the purpose?Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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don't be penny wise and pound foolishDon't be careful when it comes to spending small amounts of money, but careless when spending much larger amounts.Don't focus on minutiae and lose sight of the big picture; don't obsess over tiny inconsequential efficiencies while glaring inefficiencies are going on elsewhere.Rate it:

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ox is in the ditchThis is a big problem; there is unavoidable or demanding work ahead.Rate it:

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what mattersIt takes all the little things that makes the big things matterRate it:

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all hat and no cattleFull of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.Rate it:

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lay openIn Japan and South Korea, to publish a patent for initial public review, prior to the formal application for registration.Rate it:

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no biggieNot a big deal, not something to worry about.Rate it:

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all bark and no biteFull of big talk but lacking action, power, or substance; pretentious.Rate it:

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avoir du monde au balconto be stacked, to have big breastsRate it:

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barking dogs seldom bitePeople who make big threats never usually carry them out.Rate it:

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BFDbig deal. (initialism for big fucking deal)Rate it:

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bright lightsThe glamour and glitz of a place, especially a big cityRate it:

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bunny hopA dance from the big band era, a variation of the conga.Rate it:

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by a landslidewith big marginals, with a lotRate it:

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