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  1. Big Three

    The Big Three is a historical term used in the United States to refer to Harvard, Yale, and Princeton. The phrase Big Three originated in the 1880s, when these three colleges dominated college football. High schools' college admissions counselors and colleges' admissions guides sometimes use the initialism HYP to refer to these colleges. In the early 1900s, these schools formed a sports compact that predates the Ivy League. The rivalry remains intense, though the three schools are no longer athletic powers, and schools continue to refer to their intercollegiate competitions as "Big Three" or "Harvard-Yale-Princeton" meets.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of big three in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of big three in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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  1. Johnnie Kallas:

    I hesitate to say that this is a total transformation, we could see an open-ended strike of 350,000 Teamsters at UPS (UPS) later this year or at one of the Big Three automakers. But these [short, fixed duration strikes] are definitely becoming more common.

  2. Bautista Agut:

    I did a lot of work during all these years to be a better player, to be every single moment thinking on the improvements, not to try to catch (the big three), but to be closer next to them.

  3. Jimmy George:

    It's fair to say they are three of the very best stallions to have graced our presence in many years, the great thing about the' Big Three' stallions is that their quality transcends all different sectors to a degree.

  4. Allen Sills:

    It goes back to those four basic things we talked about in the paper with cumulative time, distance, ventilation and masks. If you think about those four factors as being four different quadrants, if you’re failing in two or more of those, then that’s going to become a high risk for a transmission, i always talked about the big three, which was: meeting, eating and greeting.

  5. Michael Harley:

    If I were the Big Three truck makers at this point, I would be concerned, because, remember, nobody ever expected Elon Musk's Model 3 to disrupt BMW Audi, and those guys, you know, now it's outselling all three of those brands.


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