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big

adjective
 
 
/bɪɡ/ (bigger, biggest)
SIZE A1 large in size or amount
büyük, kocaman, iri
I come from a big family. We're looking for a bigger house.Big and quite bigEnormous
IMPORTANT A2 important or serious
önemli, ciddi
Tonight's big game is between Real Madrid and Manchester United. Buying that car was a big mistake.ImportanceUseful or advantageous
your big brother/sister informal A2 your older brother/sister
ağabey/abla
Family relations in general
SUCCESSFUL informal successful or popular
başarılı veya meşhur
The programme's been a big hit (= very popular) with young children.Liked, or not liked, by many peopleSuccessful (things or people)
make it big informal to become very successful or famous
başarılı veya meşhur olmak
Fame and famousSuccess and achievementsHigher and lower points of achievementFailuresSucceeding, achieving and fulfilling
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