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big gun

noun as in dignitary

noun as in heavyweight

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Listen, wrinkles are serious business and if you’re aiming to go against Father Time on this one, you’d better bring out the big guns.

Yet the military has shifted its strategy in recent decades from big guns, planes and tanks to wielding American force via small strikes by special ops units.

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That’s where I bring in the big guns – the landscape architects – to design a plan and teach me how to keep the flowers from dying.

Jackass penguins talk like peopleWe’re pulling out the big guns, people.

It has also brought out its lobbying big guns — former UK deputy PM and ex-MEP Nick Clegg — to try to pressure EU lawmakers over the issue.

It was the big gun atrocity of the day for the 24 hours before the Roswell shooting.

He is either going to go out in a big gun battle or lay low.

The breakfast hour was enlivened by a continual peppering of small shot from her, varied by a big gun from her father.

It was the duck board, as much as the rifle and the big gun, which enabled the Canadians to win at Passchendaele last November.

Now they were abreast the famous Golden Tower, and a big gun was fired at them; but the shot went wide.

Didn't you bring two gentlemen on board, and 80 didn't one of them want to measure the carriage of the big gun?

What to do with his horse was a question, for the report of the big gun would set him crazy.


On this page you'll find 98 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to big-gun, such as: authoritative, dominant, famous, important, leading, and persuasive.

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