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Meaning of “make it big” in the English Dictionary

"make it big" in British English

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make it big

informal to ​becomefamous or ​successful
(Definition of make it big from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"make it (big)" in American English

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make it (big)

infml to ​becomefamous or ​successful: By the ​time he was nineteen, he had made it ​big in the ​musicbusiness.
(Definition of make it (big) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “make it big”
in Chinese (Simplified) 功成名就,飞黄腾达…
in Chinese (Traditional) 功成名就,飛黃騰達…
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