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big up


      vb   , bigs, bigging, bigged   tr, adv  
Slang     (chiefly Caribbean)   to make important, prominent, or famous  
we'll do our best to big you up     
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1    bulky, burly, colossal, considerable, elephantine, enormous, extensive, gigantic, great, huge, hulking, humongous or humungous     (U.S. slang)   immense, large, mammoth, massive, ponderous, prodigious, sizable or sizeable, spacious, stellar     (informal)   substantial, vast, voluminous  
2    big-time     (informal)   eminent, important, influential, leading, main, major league     (informal)   momentous, paramount, powerful, prime, principal, prominent, serious, significant, valuable, weighty  
3    adult, elder, grown, grown-up, mature  
4    altruistic, benevolent, generous, gracious, heroic, magnanimous, noble, princely, unselfish  
5    arrogant, boastful, bragging, conceited, haughty, inflated, pompous, pretentious, proud  
1 & 3    diminutive, immature, insignificant, little, mini, miniature, petite, pint-sized     (informal)   pocket-sized, pygmy or pigmy, small, tiny, wee, young  
2    humble, ignoble, insignificant, minor, modest, ordinary, unimportant, unknown  

benevolent, big, charitable, generous, gracious, great-hearted, kind-hearted, magnanimous, noble, open-hearted, unselfish, warm  
   hard-hearted, mean, selfish, uncharitable, ungenerous, ungracious  
talk big     
blow one's own trumpet, bluster, boast, brag, crow, exaggerate, vaunt  

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big, big, Big Apple, big band

big up exp.
[as interjection] an expression of congratulations, thanks or respect
big up to the team for a great job

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slang expression originary from Jamaica

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name given to the Great Lakes Storm of 1913
very large collection of digital data, whose analysis allows to predict patterns and behaviours through inductive reasoning
[Tech.] big data can be applied to behavioural retargeting in marketing, but also to predict epidemies through Google searches or analysing DNA
kill someone; cause a big damage to someone
very quickly; right now; in a big hurry
[UK][Slang] You should get out quick sticks if you don't want him to see you.
to get so focused on the details or intricacies of something that you miss the big picture or the main point
His book subject is quite good, but he tends to miss the forest for the trees. (tending to get in too much detail and miss the essence).
to attempt or take on a task that is way to big and beyond one's capability
I wonder if that craftsman will be able to fulfil the three commitments he took on at the same time; in my opinion he bites off more than he can chew!
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