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a big fish

An important, successful, or influential person. Meeting a big fish like the company's CEO can be quite an intimidating experience for an intern. I'd rather be a big fish in a small pond than move to New York City and be a nobody!
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a big fish

  (informal)
an important or powerful person in a group or organization Mrs Coughlin is one of the directors - a big fish.
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