big commitment


: something that requires a person to do a lot
Getting a dog is a big commitment.

Examples of big commitment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web How to Use Viola Marble in Your Home Choosing a stone to center a design scheme around is a big commitment, especially when the marble has such a standout pattern. Maggie Gillette, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 Oct. 2023 Oklahoma — Gets a big commitment before the start of the season. Kevin Reynolds, The Salt Lake Tribune, 30 Aug. 2023 That meant spending upwards of 20 hours a week overseeing the activities of his local bishops and ward leaders—a big commitment, for sure, but nothing like what was to come. Michal Lev-Ram, Fortune, 22 Aug. 2023 Capricorn December 22-January 19 Making a big commitment could be necessary now. Tarot Astrologers, Chicago Tribune, 16 Aug. 2023 That said, buying and renovating an 80-plus-year-old space is a big commitment—both financially and emotionally. Jessica Cherner, House Beautiful, 16 June 2023 Getting to Little Corn Island — 50 miles off the coast of Nicaragua — requires a big commitment. Joelle Quinn, Travel + Leisure, 4 June 2023 Portal moves The transfer portal continues to churn, with the latest big commitment coming from former Utah State point guard Steven Ashworth to Creighton. Mark Zeigler, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Apr. 2023 Choosing kitchen colors can feel like a big commitment. Jessica Bennett, Better Homes & Gardens, 19 Apr. 2023 See More

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“Big commitment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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