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big up

1. To promote or aggrandize the importance, quality, or positive aspects of someone or something. The promoters have really been bigging up this new band; I hope their concert is as good as we've been led to believe. First impressions are really important, so I'd like it if you could big me up to your boss before I meet her.
2. To make one's body larger and/or more muscular, as by weight-training exercises. I was always a really skinny kid, so I got this gym membership so I could really big up.
See also: big, up
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The thing with some of those big ups, like Eddie and Jack, is they remember the play from Edinburgh because they all came through it.
or other countries -- to see big ups in the renminbi or big downs in the dollar," Zhong said.
Learn about trends so that you can explain to your client that the market will often respond with big ups out of nowhere, often six months prior to the end of a recession, and that down times are a natural part of the life of an investor.
We also hear that Turtles Bar and Grill on South Willamette and the Hillside Grill in Coburg deserve big ups for their barbecue, but we skipped 'em both since neither seemed to offer true BBQ ambience.
Every organization is dynamic--with big ups and downs sometimes taking place.
I am satisfied on the balance of probabilities that each of them would have died whatever time the emergency services reached and rescued them" Coroner Lady Justice Hallett formally rules that the people who died in the July 7 suicide attacks were unlawfully killed "In politics, as in life, sometimes you get these big ups and downs and we have taken a real knock last night.
Mr Shepherd said he has seen some big ups and downs during his time following Cardiff and counts the playoff final in 2003 as one of his most memorable moments.
Ever since I was a schoolboy I've gone through big ups and downs.
BIG ups also for leading owners Geoff Bowmer, John Keefe and Neil Ryan who have chipped in pounds 5,000 apiece to establish new pounds 10K and pounds 5K competitions at Romford.
It will also further accelerate its earning power in the big UPS field.
We just want to have a normal quiet life like everyone else with no big ups and downs.
SPRINGFIELD - Thurston's basketball season of big ups and big downs came to an abrupt end on Thursday night when Crescent Valley cruised to a 66-45 victory over the Colts in a second round boys Class 4A sub-tournament game.
Recently China's Internet experienced the best year after 2000, and it has become reasonable and stable after big ups and downs.