do something in a big/small way(redirected from do in a small way)
in a big way
In a significant way or to a marked extent. Boy, he really messed up this report in a big way—it'll take me all day to fix it.
in a small way
In an way that is not elaborate or significant. She doesn't want to have a big birthday party, so we're just going to celebrate in a small way this weekend.
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do something in a big/small ˈwaydo something to a great/small extent; do something on a large/small scale: He’s got himself into debt in a big way. ♢ She collects antiques in a small way.
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