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Meaning of "the big time" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THE BIG TIME

the big time play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THE BIG TIME

the best of both worlds
the best part of
the better
the better of
the better part of
the betting is
the beyond
the Bible
the Bible Belt
the Big Apple
the Big Five
the Big Smoke
the Bight
the birch
the bird has flown
the birds and the bees
the bitumen
the Black and Tans
the black art
the black belt

WORDS THAT END LIKE THE BIG TIME

ahead of time
all the time
at one time
at the same time
big time
from time to time
full time
in good time
in no time
in the fullness of time
in the nick of time
in time
local time
on time
once upon a time
opening time
real time
short time
spare time
summer time
time

Synonyms and antonyms of the big time in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «the big time» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THE BIG TIME

Find out the translation of the big time to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of the big time from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «the big time» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

大时代
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

el gran momento
570 millions of speakers

English

the big time
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बड़े समय
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

وقت كبير
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

большое время
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

o grande momento
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বড় সময়
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

la grande époque
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Masa yang besar
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

die große Zeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

非常に楽しい時
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

큰 시간
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wektu gedhe
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thời gian lớn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பெரிய நேரம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मोठे वेळ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Büyük zaman
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

il grande momento
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Big Time
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

великий час
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

mare de timp
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

η μεγάλη στιγμή
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

die groot tyd
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

den stora tid
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

den store tid
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of the big time

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THE BIG TIME»

The term «the big time» is very widely used and occupies the 2.401 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THE BIG TIME» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about the big time

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THE BIG TIME»

Discover the use of the big time in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to the big time and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Big Time
The most notable work of the series is the Hugo Award-winning novel The Big Time, in which doctors, entertainers, and wounded soldiers find themselves treacherously trapped with an activated atomic bomb inside the Place, a room existing ...
Fritz Leiber, 2014
2
Make the Big Time Where You Are
You see, the man didn't recognize what diamonds were really like in their natural state. This book will reveal to you what THE BIG TIME is all about in its natural state.
Frosty Westering, 1990
3
The Big Time
" In that instant, Troy's life is changed. Powerfully charged from start to finish, this is an amazing portrayal of Troy's struggle to make his lifetime dreams of being with his father come true.
Tim Green, 2010
4
Garfield Hits the Big Time
GARFIELD, the world's favorite feline, marks 15 years of laughs and lunches with this special silver volume, the 25th in his series of side-splitting comic compilations!
Jim Davis, 1993
5
Ace Hits the Big Time
On the day he enters Kennedy High in Manhattan wearing a patch over one eye, sixteen-year-old Horace Hobart is urged to join the toughest gang at school.
Barbara Beasley Murphy, Judie Wolkoff, 2003
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Raisin Rodriguez & the Big-Time Smooch
More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
Judy Goldschmidt, 2007
7
Skateboarding History: From the Backyard to the Big Time
Describes the history of skateboarding, discussing the major events and people of the sport.
Michael Martin, 2006
8
Big-Time Shakespeare
Celebrities come and go, but only a few achieve promotion to the big time. The experience of such big-time status, moreover, is complex and evokes deeply ambivalent attitudes. In the course of a long career as a comedian in vaudeville, ...
Michael D. Bristol, 2005
9
The Big Time
"THIS IS WHERE WE BELONG - IN THE BIG TIME!
Rob Childs, 2013
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A Piece of the Big-time: My Songs - My Success - My Struggle ...
A dramatic climax worthy of the Great Plains setting in which it takes place, worthy of being played out in the OK Corral, is the final act in the story, the Fate, if you will, of Fritz and his friends-- and his enemies.
Baker Knight, 2005

6 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THE BIG TIME»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term the big time is used in the context of the following news items.
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Wojo's Pigskin Picks: Welcome to the big time Spartans!
This is a Big Ten problem because Ohio State clearly is not playing by the same rules. ... to play in an Orlando bowl and see Shamu for the 50th $#*&% time? «The Detroit News, Nov 14»
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From the brink to the big time: How TCU, Baylor shared wild road to …
Saturday marks the 110th meeting between TCU and Baylor but this is the first time both teams will be ranked. Baylor Insider John Morris and TCU Insider Brian ... «Yahoo Sports, Oct 14»
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The Big Time: Ohio State-Maryland! It's the Week 6 Preview!
Maryland hosts its first ever Big Ten conference game on Saturday. It's the first time Ohio State and Maryland have ever played each other. What are we waiting ... «Testudo Times, Oct 14»
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The big time reaches Baylor at the house that RG3 built
The reigning Big 12 champions opened a new $266 million stadium with both rave ... The Mountain West, or Conference USA -- out of the big time -- were real ... «CBSSports.com, Sep 14»
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Hadoop Hits the Big Time
I'm speaking this week at the Hadoop Summit in San Jose, and it's quite a revelation for me. As a speaker on the business value of Big Data, I don't normally get ... «Wall Street Journal, Jun 14»
6
Baylor's Athletic Program Hits the Big Time
Minutes later, her coach, Kim Mulkey, felt it necessary to remind the crowd that Big 12 championships, like the one the Lady Bears had secured, are difficult to ... «New York Times, Feb 12»

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« EDUCALINGO. The big time [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/the-big-time>. Aug 2021 ».
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