NO BIG DEAL - Idiom of the Day

Idiom of the Day – No big deal!

Here is yet another great video presentation from Richard Ford from the Q Language English teaching team.

Today Richard tells us the meaning of the English idiom no big deal and, as usual, gives a quick and simple example as to how you might use it.


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Video Transcript


No big deal. No big deal means, it’s not a big problem, it’s not anything to worry about. For example, if you’ve made a mistake at work and you tell your colleague, your colleague might say, “Don’t worry, it’s no big deal.” That means there’s nothing to worry about. So, if you’d like to use this expression in your everyday language but you’ve forgotten, don’t worry, it’s no big deal, simply watch the video again.



Want some more sample sentences? Sure, no big deal!

no big deal


1.  As is so often the case, the recent typhoon to hit Hong Kong turned out to be       no big deal.


2.  Phil:       Shall we just have a romantic dinner for two tonight, Mary, or would                      you prefer it that we invite your sister and her new boyfriend, too? 

     Mary:     Oh you decide, Phil, it’s no big deal to me either way.


3.  Lisa:      Sorry, but I can’t marry you, James; I’m in love with another man and                    he’s much better looking than you. 

    James:   OK, it’s no big deal.



Similar Expressions

  • It’s not a big deal
  • It’s no biggie
  • No problem
  • No worries
  • Never mind


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