DEAL-4: meaning and examples
Today we will look at another very common spoken use of DEAL.
Expression: a big deal or to make a big deal out of something.
Meaning: something that is very important or to behave as if something is very important.
Speaker 1: Hurry up! We're going to be late!
Speaker 2: I don't think it's a big deal if we arrive 3 minutes late. Relax.
Every time my son comes home with dirty clothes, my wife makes such a big deal out of it. He's only three years old!
Have a good day!