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big hitter

1. A person, group, or organization of exceptional talent, ability, influence, authority, or success. Ms. Smith's law firm is a big hitter in this city. I've become known as something of a big hitter in the company since securing that new client last week.
2. A product or brand that sells or has sold extremely well. Through its clever advertising campaign, this new vacuum cleaner has become a big hitter in the industry.
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And he says the time has come to find an alternative to just making holes longer to combat Woods and his fellow big hitters.
As to the question of a big hitter, Dr Heeley remains adamant that this is not the right course.
Owner: Gordon Dupree OBE 3Go Big Hitter Dean Childs Trap three is not ideal for him, but it's okay if he runs his race.
GO BIG HITTER, already the winner of the Coral Champion Stakes over the course and distance, has been installed as 6-1 favourite by the sponsor for the pounds 10,000 Coral Essex Vase, writes Jonathan Kay.
Oscar Gutierrez was Chatsworth's other big hitter, contributing an RBI triple and a double.
GO BIG HITTER showed how much he loves Romford when tasting big-race success in the Champion Stakes over 575m earlier this month, and connections may well have to make room for another piece of silverware after watching their pride and joy storm into the Coral On TV Stayers final at Romford's Bags meeting on Monday, writes Tony Bullen.
Until convergence takes place between the set top, TV and broadband, it won't be a big hitter," stated Hemingway.
GO BIG HITTER knocked his rivals for six with an impressive trap-to-line success in the pounds 10,000 Coral Champion Stakes final over 575m at Romford on Tuesday.
Schaeffing is far from the only big hitter on a team that is ranked No.
Mitchell, from Ozark, Alabama - he is known as `The Slamma from Bama' - has stopped 18 of his 25 victims and disputes Calzaghe's similar reputation as a big hitter.
1Go Big Hitter Dean Childs He just seemed to fall in love with Romford from day one.
SHE has always been a big hitter in the showbiz world but these days, Madonna is packing a bit of extra muscle.
His main value comes from his massive open-ice hits and his all-around physical play, but they would like him to fill a role similar to Adam Deadmarsh, a big hitter who can also camp out around the net and finish scoring chances.
Go Big Hitter had been ticking over nicely in the buildup and things couldn't have worked out any better for Dean Childs's dog.