the big smoke

the big smoke
австрал. разг. «большой дым», большой город (преим. о Мельбурне и Сиднее)

Australia and New Zealand. English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2014.

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  • (the) big smoke — the (big) smoke British & Australian a big city, especially London, Sydney or Melbourne. So when were you last in the smoke, then? …   New idioms dictionary

  • the Big Smoke — see under ↑smoke • • • Main Entry: ↑big …   Useful english dictionary

  • (the) big smoke — the big smoke UK US noun informal a large town or city Thesaurus: towns, cities and villageshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • the big smoke — UK / US noun informal a large town or city …   English dictionary

  • Big Smoke — can refer to: * The Big Smoke , a name applied to various cities, including: **Belfast **London, because of its smog (though this has declined, and the name with it) **Melbourne, labelled as such in the late 19th century during the industrial… …   Wikipedia

  • big smoke — the ˌbig ˈsmoke 7 [big smoke] noun (BrE, informal) London, or another large city …   Useful english dictionary

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  • big smoke, the — noun INFORMAL a large town or city …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • The Big Kahuna (film) — Infobox Film name = The Big Kahuna caption = Every sale begins with a smile. director = John Swanbeck producer = Elie Samaha Kevin Spacey Andrew Stevens writer = Roger Rueff starring = Kevin Spacey Danny DeVito music = Christopher Young… …   Wikipedia

  • The Big High — Infobox Television episode Title=The Big High Series=Dragnet Season=2 Episode=8 Airdate=November 21, 1967 Production=32 Writer=David H. Vowell Director=Jack Webb Guests=Tim Donnelly Ed Prentiss Merry Anders Brenda Scott Kent McCord Episode list… …   Wikipedia

  • Big Smoke — noun A nickname for the city of Toronto. Syn: Hogtown, T.O …   Wiktionary

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