As Ron Fournier is in the habit of reporting, big time Democrats have reached just about the same conclusion.
For big time pop stars, “serious” art—the kind that sells for millions, made by celebrity artists—is more dangerous than heroin.
Just ask the folks at Mudflats, an Alaskan site that hit the big time when its target, Sarah Palin, did the same.
Yochelson: You would agree that this is a “big time use of force”?
In one of the biggest games of his career, Saban made one of the greatest blunders in big time college football history.
For ten years, he had been writing without selling a word and then suddenly he broke into the big time with a best-seller.
There was a big time about it, but finally the fellow had to pay a heavy fine.
big time may mean Chicago, Boston, Philadelphia, and any or all the larger cities on the various "circuits."
Always a big time for Cartwright, this year it was a day for remembering.
The Christmas season is a big time for five-and-ten-cent stores such as his.
"upper reaches of a profession or pursuit," c.1910 from vaudeville slang; the phrase was common in colloquial use late 19c.-early 20c. in a broad range of senses: "party, shindig, fun, frolic."
Important; notable: My book was big-time (1910+)
Very much; totally: Where does it say that a congressman has the right to be on the take big time?/ It sticks big-time to any smooth surface (1970s+ Army)
[ultimately fr the outdated theater sense]