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Pops Mensah – Bonsu
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In this video ,what does the phrase"big deal" mean?
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Hi I'm Natalie and welcome to Talking Sport.
Today we will be hearing from one of the British basketball players
and we will be learning the phrase 'a big deal'.
Preparations for the Olympics take a long time and with less than a
year until the London 2012 Olympics, test events have started
happening in the Olympic venues.
These events are a practice for the Olympics.
Recently there was a basketball test event and basketball players
got the chance to play in the new Olympic venue.
So let's hear from one of the British basketball players who was
there, Pops Mensah - Bonsu.
Listen out for how he uses the word 'backyard' and the phrase 'a big
deal'.
Clip
You know playing in the Olympics in your backyard is a big deal, so
im definitely going to, it's going to be an emotional time for me.
Presenter
Let's listen again for how he uses the word 'backyard' and the
phrase 'a big deal'.
Clip
You know playing in the Olympics in your backyard is a big deal, so
im definitely going to, it's going to be an emotional time for me.
Presenter
Let's look at the phrase 'in your backyard'.
A backyard is a back garden but in the clip he uses this phrase in an
idiomatic way to mean in his home town.
So when he says playing in the Olympics in his backyard, he means
playing in the Olympics in his home town. Talking Sport © bbclearningenglish.com 2011
He used the phrase 'a big deal' meaning something is very
important.
Playing in the Olympics in your backyard is a big deal.
Well so far we have learnt the phrase 'a big deal' and we have
learnt how the phrase 'in your backyard' can be used to mean in
your home town.
Now let's listen to some people in London using the phrase a big
deal in different ways.
Vox pops
Getting married is a big deal.
Having the Olympics in London will be a big deal.
Being a few minutes late is not a big deal.
On screen
Getting married is a big deal.
Having the Olympics in London will be a big deal.
Being a few minutes late is not a big deal.
Presenter

I'm Natalie and that's all from Talking Sport.
See you next time.
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