the major Three had been Britain, the United States, and France in WWI. Italy also tagged along but wasn't considered by many becoming the Big Three. Numerous parralells exist between this and it's metaphoric same in principle as particular "large" personal teams within a specific college community.
The three main US car makers. They truly are General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler.
What my wife neglected to state was the ongoing need for the big three of food, clothing and shelter and that our New York jobs, even if they felt absurd by comparison, were needed in support of attaining them.