big on
phrasal strongly favoring or liking; also noted for <
she is big on blushing — Arnold Hano
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • big on — (something) believing that something is good or important. He s very big on jazz. She s not big on sales and marketing and all that …   New idioms dictionary

  • big on something — big on (something) believing that something is good or important. He s very big on jazz. She s not big on sales and marketing and all that …   New idioms dictionary

  • be big on something — be big on (something) to be very interested in something and think that it is important. The magazine is big on research into what their readers want. He s not big on self analysis it s no good asking him why he left her …   New idioms dictionary

  • be big on — (something) to be very interested in something and think that it is important. The magazine is big on research into what their readers want. He s not big on self analysis it s no good asking him why he left her …   New idioms dictionary

  • be big on something — spoken to be very interested in something, or enjoy something a lot I m not very big on musicals …   English dictionary

  • be big on — cvb idi Informal. to have a special liking or enthusiasm for …   From formal English to slang

  • big — [ bıg ] adjective *** 1. ) large in size: a beautiful woman with big eyes He kept all his secret papers in a big box. great big (=very big): At the end of the lane was a great big house. a ) a big person is tall and heavy, and often fat: A big… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Big — Infobox Film | name = Big caption = Promotional film poster for Big . director = Penny Marshall producer = James L. Brooks Robert Greenhut writer = Gary Ross Anne Spielberg starring = Tom Hanks Elizabeth Perkins Robert Loggia John Heard music =… …   Wikipedia

  • big — big1 W1S1 [bıg] adj comparative bigger superlative biggest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(size)¦ 2¦(important)¦ 3¦(popular/successful)¦ 4¦(older)¦ 5¦(large degree)¦ 6¦(bad)¦ 7 have big ideas/plans 8 be big on …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • big — /bɪg / (say big) adjective (bigger, biggest) 1. large in size, height, width, amount, etc. 2. filled; teeming: eyes big with tears. 3. loud: a big noise. 4. large in compass or conception; magnanimous; generous; liberal: a big heart; big gesture …   Australian English dictionary

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