in a big way


in a big way
informal
if someone does something in a big way, they do it a lot, or they think it is important

Paul was interested in sailing in a big way.


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  • big way, in a —  Very considerably. In an elaborate or ambitious style. With enthusiasm. Often go over in a big way Enjoy considerable success …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • in a big way — phrasal : emphatically so : thoroughly, enthusiastically * * * in a big way 1. To a large extent 2. Vigorously, enthusiastically • • • Main Entry: ↑big * * * in a big way informal …   Useful english dictionary

  • in a big way — {adv. phr.}, {informal} As fully as possible; with much ceremony. * /Our family celebrates birthdays in a big way./ * /John likes to entertain his dates in a big way./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in a big way — {adv. phr.}, {informal} As fully as possible; with much ceremony. * /Our family celebrates birthdays in a big way./ * /John likes to entertain his dates in a big way./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in\ a\ big\ way — adv. phr. informal As fully as possible; with much ceremony. Our family celebrates birthdays in a big way. John likes to entertain his dates in a big way …   Словарь американских идиом

  • in a big way — I. with a lot of style and expense    Pam does things in a big way. She hired a band for her party. II. very much, a lot    My son likes to play computer games in a big way! …   English idioms

  • in a big way — mod. very much; urgently. □ I’m really interested in her in a big way. □ He plays to win in a big way …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • in a big way — ► in a big way informal to a great extent or high degree. Main Entry: ↑big …   English terms dictionary

  • Living in a Big Way — Infobox Film name = Living in a Big Way image size = caption = director = Gregory La Cava producer = Pandro S. Berman writer = Gregory La Cava (story and screenplay) Irving Ravetch narrator = starring = Gene Kelly Marie McDonald Charles Winninger …   Wikipedia

  • had it (in a big way), to have —  To be finished; to have failed. (Occ. to die.) …   A concise dictionary of English slang


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