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a high-flier

  also a high-flyer
someone who is very successful at their job and soon becomes powerful or rich A high-flier in the eighties, he was earning over £200 000 a year.

take a flyer (on something)

tv. to take a chance on something. Fred is too wise an investor to take a flyer on some story stock like that.
See also: flyer, take

take a flyer

See also: flyer, take
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View a demo of the Breeze Real Estate Flyer Maker on Youtube and download the free app from the iTunes store now.
NEW YORK -- Harvest Partners, LLC, a New York-based private equity investment firm specializing in management buyouts and growth financings of middle-market companies ("Harvest Partners"), announced today that it has sold its remaining investment interests in New Flyer Holdings, Inc.
Radio Flyer knows that in order to continue creating products that put smiles on the faces of children; it first needs to put smiles on the faces of its employees.
It is multi-user and contains numerous features designed specifically for real estate, including transaction management, listing feedback, DRIP Letters, real-estate flyers, the ability to print mailing labels and much more.
July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- zipLogix, a technology company helping real estate professionals improve productivity and efficiency, has added Zip Your Flyer to its growing partnership program.
With a colourful eye-catching flyer, I can really promote my event locally.
Automatically post advertising flyers to leading marketplaces such as Google Base, Oodle and Edgeio as well as across a range of relevant vertical segments such as real estate, housing, general merchandise, automobiles, recruiting, etc.
According to Amare's mom, Reesa Allee, who submitted the $10,000-winning story, the Radio Flyer wagon he received for his second birthday is the preferred method of transportation on the family's evening walks.
Company) (Nasdaq:CRDN) received a purchase order from Flyer Defense, LLC, in Inglewood, California, for a prototype lightweight ceramic-armored crew compartment for the Flyer(R) ITV (Internally Transportable Vehicle) incorporating technology specifically designed to meet the requirements of the U.
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New Flyer is a leading manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses in Canada and the United States.
NYSE:TNS), a leading provider of business-critical network and data communications services for transaction-oriented applications, and New York based FIXML Flyer today announced an agreement to unleash the full promise of an advanced, browser based FIX application for electronic trading with financial industry participants no matter how large or small by creating a gateway to the TNS extranet.
10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This upgrade includes over 50 new real-estate flyer designs.
KPS Special Situations Fund announced today that it has completed the sale of its portfolio company, New Flyer Industries Ltd.