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go-getter

A highly motivated and ambitious person. We want interns who are go-getters, not timid kids who need to be told what to do.

(real) go-getter

an active, energetic, and aggressive person. Mary is very aggressive in business. A real go-getter.

go-getter

n. an energetic person. Willy is a real go-getter. He’ll go places.
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Getter technology is used to improve the long-term reliability of hermetically sealed sensor packages by capturing moisture and other stray gas molecules.
Barroca was the top vote getter among guards with 38,268 followed by perennial top candidate Yap with 38,260.
I believe that there is always scope for improvement and despite being the top run- getter for Karnataka this season, I feel that I could have done a few things better.
5 lamp uses two getters - a strip getter and a barium getter.
The ion pump removes gases such as argon and methane that the getter system cannot remove.
The blue King Getter spoon was trolled 200 feet back and a red King Getter was trolled 150 feet back.
The pending reintroduction of the Game Getter rifle/ shotgun combination really brings back memories.
Our vision is to create a business environment like no other in the country, where like-minded companies can grow and flourish," says Getter.
Lisa Getter has left her investigative reporting position at the Los Angeles Times to become the new corporate editorial director of United Communications Group (UCG).
After 22 years at daily newspapers, award-winning investigative reporter Lisa Getter has joined UCG as its new corporate editorial director.
Getter has been appointed as acquisitions director.
In the first 20 pages the author explains in some detail how he surgically reattached a severed hand: this is a real attention getter.
Pat Getter, vice president of communications for CropLife America, a former television news reporter and corporate spokesperson for DuPont for many years, is leading the staff effort.
Gas purity is maintained by a getter (G) and liquid nitrogen traps (LN).