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big deal

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbig dealˌbig ˈdeal noun [singular] spoken  1 used to say that you do not think something is as important as someone else thinks it is It’s just a game. If you lose, big deal. What’s the big deal? It’s only a birthday, not the end of the world. It’s no big deal. Everybody forgets things sometimes.2 an important or exciting event or situation This audition is a big deal for Joey.3 make a big deal of/out of/about something
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big dealThe fact is, it is a big deal.That may not seem like a big deal, but for me it was a triumph.If I had twisted my ankle, would people be making such a big deal of it?Those of an unkind disposition might argue that mangling a non-first-class attack is not an especially big deal.I had to adjust to not being the big deal.He is a tremendous big deal now!It’s no big dealTo them it's no big deal.If you were, it's no big deal and you could have a perfectly happy life with the right partner.If they don't work, it's no big deal.
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