bring\ up\ the\ big\ guns

• bring out the big guns
• bring up the big guns
• wheel in the big guns
• wheel in the big guns
v. phr.
To make use of a concealed plan in order to defeat an opponent in an argument or in a game, debate, or competition.

The new computer software company decided to bring out the big guns to get ahead of the competition.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • bring\ out\ the\ big\ guns — • bring out the big guns • bring up the big guns • wheel in the big guns • wheel in the big guns v. phr. To make use of a concealed plan in order to defeat an opponent in an argument or in a game, debate, or competition. The new computer software …   Словарь американских идиом

  • wheel\ in\ the\ big\ guns — • bring out the big guns • bring up the big guns • wheel in the big guns • wheel in the big guns v. phr. To make use of a concealed plan in order to defeat an opponent in an argument or in a game, debate, or competition. The new computer software …   Словарь американских идиом

  • wheel\ up\ the\ big\ guns — • bring out the big guns • bring up the big guns • wheel in the big guns • wheel in the big guns v. phr. To make use of a concealed plan in order to defeat an opponent in an argument or in a game, debate, or competition. The new computer software …   Словарь американских идиом

  • The Big Lebowski — Theatrical release poster Directed by Joel Coen Ethan Coen (Uncredited) …   Wikipedia

  • Big gun — Gun Gun (g[u^]n), n. [OE. gonne, gunne; of uncertain origin; cf. Ir., Gael., & LL. gunna, W. gum; possibly (like cannon) fr. L. canna reed, tube; or abbreviated fr. OF. mangonnel, E. mangonel, a machine for hurling stones.] 1. A weapon which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • big gun — n. an important and powerful person, such as an officer of a company. (Often with bring in as in the example.) □ It went up to the big guns, who said no immediately. □ I knew they would bring in the big guns at the last minute …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • bring — or[wheel in] or[out] or[up the big guns] {v. phr.} To make use of a concealed plan in order to defeat an opponent in an argument or in a game, debate, or competition. * /The new computer software company decided to bring out the big guns to get… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • big gun — noun (Figurative extension of the sense above) Someone who is powerful or influential most often in plural form. If this doesnt work, theyll have to bring in the big guns …   Wiktionary

  • big gun — n. a powerful or important person. This isn t working. It s time to bring in the big guns …   English slang

  • The Blueprint²: The Gift & The Curse — Album par Jay Z Sortie 12 novembre 2002 Enregistrement …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.