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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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I'm OK with no big ups, no big downs, it's alright, just full steam ahead, all things well and good," he added.
In politics, as in life, sometimes you get these big ups and downs and we
In politics, as in life, sometimes you get these big ups and downs and we have taken a real knock last night," he said.
Leaving his London home he said: "In politics, as in life, sometimes you get these big ups and downs and we have taken a real knock last night.
It's amazing to see how composed and calm he was today for a debutant in a World Cup game so big ups to him and we'll definitely be sharing a drink tonight.
I am very much aware if I really want to stay at the top of men's tennis I cannot allow myself to have anymore big ups and downs," he said.
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.
I remember a trip through the big UPS tractor shop in Louisville, Ken.
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.
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.