make big

make it big

To achieve great success and/or fame. My dream is to make it big on Broadway. You're never going to make it big if you don't put in the hard work.
See also: big, make

make big

verb
See also: big, make
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It's kind of frustrating you're not getting the opportunity to make big plays,'' said Everett, who is averaging 9.
Going back to Pop Warner and high school, there's always been pressure on me to make big plays and help the team win,'' Everett said.