big moment

big moment

An occasion that has been eagerly awaited. It's the big moment—they're finally picking the raffle winner! I'm sorry I spoiled your big moment—I had no idea Brad was going to propose.
See also: big, moment

big moment

 and moment everyone has been waiting for
the special time that everyone has been waiting for. The big moment has come. I will now announce the winner. This is the moment everyone has been waiting for. Now we will learn the name of the big winner.
See also: big, moment
References in classic literature ?
There were no big moments when I trudged along the street throwing my papers in at doors.
It was a big moment because not every day Rafael can win the US Open.
I thought it was a big moment when we couldn't score in the 22 last week, but then the Ospreys kicked the ball and we actually scored from that one to relieve the pressure on ourselves.
That moment was not just a big moment for my career - it was a lifetime opportunity.
There's also a big moment for Ben as he decides to leave Ramsay Street, having overheard Susan and Karl talking about how difficult it's been with him around.
The film "Juba" will be screened and a concert will go down before his big moment and press conference.
Following the meeting with North East leaders yesterday, he said: "I think there was a recognition that this is a big moment for the North East.
OLD Maisie Gregory's big moment meeting the Queen may have been accidentally overshadowed.
But a series of events puts his big moment in jeopardy.
Their big moment, Guttridge comes on the pitch, fantastic first touch and a fantastic finish and it's decided a tight contest.
The Big Moment of marrying Ingrid was more meaningful because of all the small, silly moments we'd shared up to then and would share afterwards.
Barclays will eventually get their big moment for pictures and gimmicks after United's final home game against Swansea on May 12.
A source says it's a big moment in Suri's life and Katie wants Tom to be a part of that.
We waited for the big moment, and were able to see the good light display on Norridge Bottom (a credit to the businesses there).
Arun Sahni, of the Highways Agency, said: "The opening of the M57 to M62 link is a big moment in the development of the scheme.