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big noise

1. n. an important person. If you’re such a big noise, why don’t you get this line moving?
2. n. the important current news; the current scandal. There’s a big noise up on Capitol Hill. Something about budget cuts.
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Nicola first travelled to Venezuela to see a Sistema project in action before launching the first Big Noise programme in Stirling's Raploch area - once known as one of the country's most deprived neighbourhoods and which is now the most musical place in Britain with 470 children in a two-square-mile radius actively involved in learning music.
BIG NOISE has a valuable Ascot prize in his sights after landing some good bets on his return to action for Dr Jon Scargill in the 7f handicap.
I think he can make some big noise in the next couple years.
Shock haired Stuart Cable is going to be a big noise behind the drum-kit again for the first time since his Stereophonics sacking.
IBM--which made a big noise, last year, about getting out of the HDD business--is apparently back in it, at least when it comes to 2.
In my view, to paraphrase Scrooge McDuck, "If you are Warren Communications' Television Digest with more than a half-century as the 'bible of the industry,' why not make a big noise about it?
With music like Everything Must Go and If You Tolerate This, the Manics opened the way for compatriots like Catatonia and Stereophonics to make a big noise as well.
The Big Noise Orchestra the Big Noise Orchestra turned youngsters from a notorious Scots housing scheme into musicians in an inspiring social project.
Boo, a Southern Boobook owlet, leans out of the nest she shares with her siblings to see what is making such a big noise in the storm, and falls to the ground.
Big Noise on the Big Stage Thursday, BBC 2, 9pm In June, a group of children from the Raploch estate in Stirling played alongside one of the world's most celebrated orchestras in front of an audience of 8000.
MERYL Streep picked up the third Oscar of her career on a night when Hollywood made a big noise about a silent film.
The band, which comprises of Michael King, Dave Sharpe, Ben Gilchrist, Hannah Riley and Faye Haddon, are all in their late teens or early twenties - and are making a big noise in the resurgence of folk music in the United Kingdom.
The scheme, known as the Big Noise, will culminate in a unique Skype Orchestra planned to coincide with World Music Day on June 21.
TWO Cardiff pubs are trying to drum up support for their latest charity initiative - The Big Noise - themed around World Music Day.
We were sleeping and woke up with a big noise," said Salim Recber, who resides at the house.