the big day

noun phrase

: the day that something important happens
Tomorrow is the big day.
also : the day someone is to be married
So, when's the big day?

Examples of the big day in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The All-Star Open — 100 laps — kicks off the big day of on-track action at 5:30 p.m. The NASCAR Cup Series All-Star Race, also 100 laps, starts at 8 p.m. Shane Connuck, Charlotte Observer, 13 May 2024 Ring Bearer Responsibilities Like any member of the wedding party, ring bearers need some preparation before the big day. Shelby Wax, Vogue, 7 May 2024 While many would expect Met Gala attendees to retire early to get some beauty sleep before the big day, this glamorous soirée only reinforced the notion that New York is the city that never sleeps. Eliseé Browchuk, Vogue, 6 May 2024 Mendez has a child, Lucy, 3, from a previous relationship, who served as flower girl on the big day. Maureen Lee Lenker,, 23 Apr. 2024 The couple were married in a private ceremony near Lake Tahoe, Nevada — and experienced a startling snafu on the big day. Carly Tagen-Dye, Peoplemag, 21 Apr. 2024 Good thing the cleanup, held rain or shine, is a popular event: Tricia Wehrle with her team at Parks and Rec usually coordinate more than 1,000 volunteers for the big day, from Scouting troops to neighbors of the city’s parks. Molly Guthrey, Twin Cities, 12 Apr. 2024 The total solar eclipse is less than a week away, and meteorologists issued their first forecast for the big day. Karl Schneider, The Indianapolis Star, 2 Apr. 2024 My skin was smooth and oh-so-radiant post-treatment, and those results lasted well beyond the big day. Annie Blay, Allure, 11 Apr. 2024

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“The big day.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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