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big with (someone)

Passionately appreciated or enjoyed by a particular person or group. Cartoons are always big with kids, which is why they're often used in advertising. Why are heavy metal bands so big with Scandinavians?
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big with someone

famous with or desired by someone or some group. This kind of pizza is supposed to be big with people in Chicago. Rock concerts are big with the kids.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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