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Water is a big deal in the Southwest.
It's no big deal if you can't pay me back right now.
Relax – it's not that big a deal if we're five minutes late.
I know he's done well in all his classes, but I don't see why he has to make such a big deal out of it!
This is the American English definition of big deal. View British English definition of big deal.
a particle that is smaller than an atom and has no electrical charge
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