Idiom:  make it big


Idiom:  make it big

  • to achieve great success at something
  • to become famous 

Example sentences

— I wonder if we will still be friends when you make it big in Hollywood.

— Before Mariah Carey made it big, she was a waitress and back-up singer for Brenda K. Starr.

— My brother only wants to make it big so he can date beautiful women.

— Reality TV has made it possible for ordinary people to make it big.

— My mom thinks she's made it big because she has 30,000 followers on Instagram.

— Remember me when you make it big, okay?

— So many athletes from my high school have made it big in the NBA and NFL.

— When I heard my first song played on the radio I knew I had make it big.

— Monica Puig was the second female Puerto Rican tennis player to make it big when she won the gold medal at the 2014 Olympic Games.


  • scale new/great heights
  • go far
  • make something of yourself
  • rise through the ranks

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