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  1. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    1
    to not pick up the phone after seeing somebody's name on the caller ID

    She big timed me when I tried to get her on the phone.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 25/05/2014
  2. From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    2
    to fail to keep an appointment with somebody

    Kate and I arranged to meet for lunch but she big timed me yet again.

    Submitted by Boris Marchenko from Russian Federation on 25/05/2014
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