If something is big it usually says you have a lot of feelings about it, or perhaps you feel threatened by something. It can also mean it is important, or you feel inferior to whatever it represents. See big

How important we see something, or what feeling impact it has on us, or how we feel in relationship to the person or object. 

Importance, or to do with a relationship – as when we feel small beside somebody with a ‘big’ reputation.

Idioms: Big of somebody; big brother; big fish/noise/wheel/shot; big guns; big head; go down big; big time; too big for shoes; big time.

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