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English definition of “big sth/sb up”

big sth/sb up

informal phrasal verb with big
 
 
/bɪɡ/ verb
to praise someone or something a lot, sometimes more than they deserveExaggerating and playing downPraising and applaudingPraising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
(Definition of big sth/sb up from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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