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      n   big name, big noise     (informal)   big shot     (informal)   big wheel     (slang)   bigwig     (informal)   celeb     (informal)   celebrity, dignitary, heavyweight     (informal)   household name, luminary, megastar     (informal)   name, notable, personage, person of note, public figure, star, superstar, V.I.P.  
  
Antonyms     
   also-ran, cipher, lightweight     (informal)   menial, nobody, nonentity, nothing     (informal)  
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somebody

  
  
Somebody means the same as someone.      pron  

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someone   , somebody         
1       pron   You use someone or somebody    to refer to a person without saying exactly who you mean.      
Her father was shot by someone trying to rob his small retail store..., I need someone to help me..., If somebody asks me how my diet is going, I say, `Fine'...     
2       pron   If you say that a person is someone or somebody   in a particular kind of work or in a particular place, you mean that they are considered to be important in that kind of work or in that place.      
usu PRON in n  
`Before she came around,' she says, `I was somebody in this town'.     


somebody            
Somebody    means the same as someone.          pron  

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give somebody the boot v.
stop employing someone ; end a romantic relationship with someone
[Fam.]

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exp.
use the authority given by a position (in society, in a company etc.) to determine someone to act in a certain manner
E.g: He is not eager to attend the event, but he has to be there because his boss pulled rank on him.
exp.
to rattle someone's cage means to do something that is likely to annoy them or unsettle them
exp.
defeat someone with arguments during a discussion; knock out [Fig.]
v.
to blag information is to obtain it illegally by impersonating somebody on the phone
id.
Expression used when faced with somebody else's stupidity or inadequacy. It can be used to convey dismay, disappointment, ridicule, or disapproval.
[Hum.];[Fam.] When someone does something stupid, instinctively, your palm hits your own face or forehead. That entire series of action is now reduced to a single word: facepalm.
n.
underaged girl looking mature, that can thus bring somebody to jail if he is caught in a relationship with her
made with Jail and Bait
v.
to overshare is to share too much intimate information with somebody
"sorry, have I overshared?"
v.
to dress up as somebody or something, as a children's game
n.
very short presentation of a product or a company that you would do to somebody you meet briefly, like in an elevator, to attract his/her attention
exp.
to take OR bring somebody down a notch means to make them behave less arrogantly or proudly.
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