big time , big-time
[football, investment] de première catégorie f
→ He took a long time to settle in to big-time football.
→ ... a big-time investment banker.
to hit the big time percer
→ Matsuoka is the first player from Japan to really hit the tennis big time ...
→ He hit the big time with films such as Ghost and Dirty Dancing.
adv (US) de manière spectaculaire
→ They screwed things up big time ...
→ America lost big-time.
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