Meaning of BIG in English

BIG

adj.

VERBS

▪ be , look , seem

▪ become , get , grow

ADVERB

▪ extremely , fairly , very , etc.

This is a fairly ~ decision to make.

We were hoping the show would be a really ~ success.

This house is rather ~ for us. We need something smaller.

▪ incredibly

▪ awfully

▪ a little , slightly , etc.

▪ potentially

a potentially ~ drawback

PHRASES

▪ ~ fat

The whole story is just a ~ fat lie.

▪ great ~

He was a short man with great ~ glasses.

Big is used with these nouns: ↑ accomplishment , ↑ acquisition , ↑ advance , ↑ advantage , ↑ adventure , ↑ airline , ↑ airport , ↑ ambition , ↑ appetite , ↑ argument , ↑ armchair , ↑ asset , ↑ attraction , ↑ audience , ↑ baby , ↑ backlog , ↑ band , ↑ bang , ↑ bank , ↑ bash , ↑ bedroom , ↑ believer , ↑ belly , ↑ bet , ↑ bill , ↑ bit , ↑ block , ↑ blow , ↑ blunder , ↑ bomb , ↑ bonus , ↑ boom , ↑ boost , ↑ boss , ↑ boy , ↑ break , ↑ breakfast , ↑ breakthrough , ↑ breast , ↑ breath , ↑ brother , ↑ budget , ↑ building , ↑ bully , ↑ bum , ↑ bump , ↑ bunch , ↑ bundle , ↑ business , ↑ campaign , ↑ cat , ↑ catastrophe , ↑ catch , ↑ celebration , ↑ celebrity , ↑ chain , ↑ challenge , ↑ chance , ↑ change , ↑ cheer , ↑ cheque , ↑ chest , ↑ chunk , ↑ city , ↑ clap , ↑ class , ↑ client , ↑ climax , ↑ closet , ↑ clump , ↑ collection , ↑ comeback , ↑ commission , ↑ commitment , ↑ commotion , ↑ company , ↑ compliment , ↑ con , ↑ concert , ↑ conglomerate , ↑ conspiracy , ↑ consumer , ↑ contract , ↑ contribution , ↑ contributor , ↑ corporation , ↑ coup , ↑ cover-up , ↑ crack , ↑ crime , ↑ crowd , ↑ crush , ↑ cuddle , ↑ culprit , ↑ cupboard , ↑ customer , ↑ cut , ↑ danger , ↑ day , ↑ debt , ↑ decision , ↑ demand , ↑ demonstration , ↑ dent , ↑ departure , ↑ desk , ↑ developer , ↑ difference , ↑ dilemma , ↑ dinner , ↑ disadvantage , ↑ disappointment , ↑ disaster , ↑ discount , ↑ discovery , ↑ discrepancy , ↑ distraction , ↑ distributor , ↑ divide , ↑ dividend , ↑ donor , ↑ door , ↑ drawback , ↑ dream , ↑ drive , ↑ drop , ↑ ear , ↑ earthquake , ↑ eater , ↑ edge , ↑ effort , ↑ ego , ↑ emphasis , ↑ empire , ↑ employer , ↑ engine , ↑ entrance , ↑ eruption , ↑ estate , ↑ event , ↑ exception , ↑ exhibit , ↑ exhibition , ↑ expansion , ↑ expectation , ↑ expense , ↑ explosion , ↑ exporter , ↑ eye , ↑ factor , ↑ failure , ↑ fall , ↑ family , ↑ fan , ↑ farm , ↑ farmer , ↑ fault , ↑ favour , ↑ favourite , ↑ fear , ↑ feast , ↑ feature , ↑ fellow , ↑ festival , ↑ fight , ↑ find , ↑ fine , ↑ fire , ↑ fireplace , ↑ firm , ↑ flat , ↑ flaw , ↑ flop , ↑ flower , ↑ following , ↑ fool , ↑ foot , ↑ frame , ↑ freeze , ↑ frustration , ↑ fuss , ↑ gain , ↑ gamble , ↑ game , ↑ gap , ↑ garden , ↑ gash , ↑ gasp , ↑ gate , ↑ gathering , ↑ government , ↑ grin , ↑ group , ↑ gulf , ↑ gulp , ↑ gun , ↑ guy , ↑ handbag , ↑ handicap , ↑ haul , ↑ hazard , ↑ headache , ↑ heap , ↑ heart , ↑ help , ↑ helping , ↑ hero , ↑ hill , ↑ hindrance , ↑ hint , ↑ hit , ↑ hoard , ↑ hole , ↑ hope , ↑ hotel , ↑ house , ↑ hug , ↑ hurdle , ↑ hurry , ↑ idea , ↑ idiot , ↑ idol , ↑ impact , ↑ impression , ↑ improvement , ↑ incentive , ↑ increase , ↑ influence , ↑ investor , ↑ issue , ↑ job , ↑ jump , ↑ kick , ↑ kid , ↑ killer , ↑ kiss , ↑ kitchen , ↑ lad , ↑ lake , ↑ laugh , ↑ lead , ↑ league , ↑ leap , ↑ lender , ↑ lesson , ↑ letter , ↑ liar , ↑ lie , ↑ lift , ↑ limousine , ↑ loophole , ↑ lorry , ↑ loser , ↑ loss , ↑ lump , ↑ lure , ↑ majority , ↑ mall , ↑ man , ↑ mansion , ↑ manufacturer , ↑ market , ↑ match , ↑ meal , ↑ meet , ↑ merger , ↑ mess , ↑ misconception , ↑ mistake , ↑ misunderstanding , ↑ moment , ↑ money , ↑ monster , ↑ mortgage , ↑ mound , ↑ mountain , ↑ mouth , ↑ move , ↑ movement , ↑ movie , ↑ mug , ↑ multinational , ↑ mystery , ↑ name , ↑ need , ↑ news , ↑ night , ↑ nose , ↑ number , ↑ obstacle , ↑ occasion , ↑ office , ↑ operation , ↑ operator , ↑ opportunity , ↑ package , ↑ parade , ↑ part , ↑ penis , ↑ pension , ↑ picture , ↑ piece , ↑ pile , ↑ play , ↑ player , ↑ pond , ↑ pool , ↑ prize , ↑ problem , ↑ producer , ↑ profit , ↑ project , ↑ promise , ↑ publisher , ↑ push , ↑ question , ↑ question mark , ↑ race , ↑ rally , ↑ reason , ↑ rebate , ↑ reception , ↑ reduction , ↑ regret , ↑ resort , ↑ responsibility , ↑ retailer , ↑ return , ↑ reunion , ↑ revelation , ↑ reward , ↑ rise , ↑ risk , ↑ rivalry , ↑ roadblock , ↑ role , ↑ room , ↑ row , ↑ rush , ↑ sacrifice , ↑ salary , ↑ saving , ↑ scale , ↑ scandal , ↑ scene , ↑ score , ↑ screen , ↑ secret , ↑ setback , ↑ shake-up , ↑ shareholder , ↑ shock , ↑ shopping centre , ↑ show , ↑ sigh , ↑ sister , ↑ sky , ↑ slice , ↑ smile , ↑ snag , ↑ sob , ↑ sound , ↑ spider , ↑ splash , ↑ sponsor , ↑ stake , ↑ star , ↑ step , ↑ stick , ↑ stink , ↑ stir , ↑ store , ↑ storm , ↑ story , ↑ stride , ↑ studio , ↑ stumbling block , ↑ subject , ↑ subsidy , ↑ success , ↑ supplier , ↑ supporter , ↑ surf , ↑ surge , ↑ surplus , ↑ surprise , ↑ swig , ↑ swing , ↑ switch , ↑ table , ↑ talk , ↑ thank you , ↑ thing , ↑ thinker , ↑ threat , ↑ thrill , ↑ tip , ↑ toe , ↑ tooth , ↑ town , ↑ tragedy , ↑ treat , ↑ tree , ↑ trend , ↑ trouble , ↑ truck , ↑ turn-off , ↑ turning point , ↑ turnout , ↑ undertaking , ↑ union , ↑ unknown , ↑ upheaval , ↑ uproar , ↑ upset , ↑ victory , ↑ village , ↑ vocabulary , ↑ voice , ↑ void , ↑ waste , ↑ wave , ↑ weakness , ↑ wedding , ↑ welcome , ↑ win , ↑ window , ↑ winner , ↑ word , ↑ worry , ↑ yard , ↑ yawn , ↑ year

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