|a basket case
||a person who is very nervous, in bad shape
||If Gloria has one more crisis, she'll be a basket case.
|a bawling out
||a scolding, a lecture, an earful, catch it
||When I forgot to do my chores Dad gave me a bawling out.
|a bed of roses
||an easy life, a pleasant place to work or stay
||Who said that retirement is a bed of roses?
|a bee in her bonnet
||upset, a bit angry, on edge
||Aunt Betsy was kind of cranky, like she had a bee in her bonnet.
|a beehive of activity
||a busy place, a room full of working people
||The kids are making crafts. It's a beehive of activity in there!
|a big rig
||a big truck, a semi-trailer truck
||Do you have a driver's license? Have you ever driven a big rig?
|a big shot
||an important person, a boss, a big wheel
||On payday he spends money like a big shot, buying drinks for all.
|a big wheel
||a person with power, a big shot
||Bing has been acting like a big wheel since he got promoted.
|a big wig
||an important person, a president etc., VIP
||Barry is a big wig in Gulf Oil - a vice president or something.
||a foolish girl, an airhead
||Don't call any girl a bimbo, please.