"It's definitely one big cable buy," said Terry Sullivan, a GOP strategist.
“Guns and gun violence are a big part of why Tombstone exists today,” he says.
They saw him in his 30s, sporting a huge Afro and smoking a big cigar on The Dick Cavett Show.
Ahead of entering the big House in Fort Worth, Texas, he told the press: “I will be a model prisoner as I was a model citizen.”
It's a big and complicated world, and different countries have different perspectives.
How would it be if we were to lay him in that little hollow and cover him with big stones?
Can't tell; you don't know how big pills she's been smokin'.
He said "Yes" dreamily, and she ran off towards the big house.
They considered civilisation a failure because it was killing off all the big game.
Seven boys had come to a halt in the heart of the big woods.
c.1300, northern England dialect, "powerful, strong," of obscure origin, possibly from a Scandinavian source (cf. Norwegian dialectal bugge "great man"). Old English used micel in many of the same senses. Meaning "of great size" is late 14c.; that of "grown up" is attested from 1550s. Sense of "important" is from 1570s. Meaning "generous" is U.S. colloquial by 1913.
Big band as a musical style is from 1926. Slang big head "conceit" is first recorded 1850. Big business "large commercial firms collectively" is 1905; big house "penitentiary" is U.S. underworld slang first attested 1915 (in London, "a workhouse," 1851). In financial journalism, big ticket items so called from 1956. Big lie is from Hitler's grosse Lüge.
Successfully; outstandingly well: The wing-dancing and funny acts catch on big (1886+)
Good; decent; admirable •Used as an epithet for an admired person: Hey, what's up, Big Charlie?