a big hand

a big hand

A round of clapping, often as a show of approval or appreciation. Let's welcome our special guest with a big hand!
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*big hand (for something)

lots of applause for something. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) She got a big hand for singing so well. They always give the acrobats a big hand.
See also: big, hand