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Meaning of “big deal!” in the English Dictionary

"big deal!" in British English

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big deal!

informal said when you do not ​think that what someone has said or done is ​important or ​special: "I ​ran five ​miles this ​morning." "Big ​deal! I ​ran ten."
(Definition of big deal! from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"big deal" in American English

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big deal

infml something ​important: Going to ​college is still a big ​deal. infml Big ​deal also ​means you do not ​think that what someone has said or done is ​important or ​special: "I ​ran five ​miles this ​morning." "Big ​deal! I ​ran ten."
(Definition of big deal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “big deal!”
in Chinese (Simplified) 没什么了不起!…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒甚麼了不起!…
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