the big city

noun phrase

used to refer to a particular city without naming it
I grew up on a farm, so my move to the big city was a big change.life in the big city

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“The big city.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20big%20city. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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