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Definition of big adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

big

 adverb
adverb
NAmE//bɪɡ//
 
see also bigs
 
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  • in an impressive way We need to think big.
  • Idioms
    go over big (with somebody) (informal)
     
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    to make a good impression on someone; to be successful This story went over big with my kids.
    hit (it) big (informal)
     
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    to be very successful The band has hit big in the U.S.
    make it big
     
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    to be very successful He's hoping to make it big on TV.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: big