go-getter


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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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12 meeting of the Pleasant Valley Go-Getters Club was called to order by Chloe Hopkins.
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Written by Simon Block and starring Robson Green and Sarah Parish, it was glossy and slick, full of ruthless go-getters in power suits.