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be big of sb

informal disapproving If an ​action is big of someone, it is ​kind, good, or ​helpful. This phrase is usually used ​humorously or ​angrily to ​mean the ​opposite: You can ​spare me an ​hour next ​week? That's really big of you!
(Definition of be big of sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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