world-beater


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world-beater

n. an aggressive and ambitious person. They hired an alleged world-beater to manage the office.
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We know they can do it, we believe they can do it, but let's just calm ourselves down a little bit before we start saying that we have world-beaters in our squad.
To do so, the 21-year-old (pictured) needs to be a world-beater by June - and therefore achieve the feat more quickly than his fellow featherweight Naseem Hamed did.
Can't just throw a bunch of strange college kids together in two weeks and go play world-beater.
WHO would have thought that this wee country would produce an Andy Murray - a potential world-beater at tennis?
He said: "You become a better player when you are injured, you become a world-beater when you are injured, "When you come back, there is an expectation, but I can deal with it.
But the technology surrounding the "friction-free engine", intelligent stop-start and longer transmission ratio ensures that it is a world-beater.
First-round foe Florent Serra is no world-beater but he's a tough nut to crack and looks the type to ruffle Robin's feathers in this high-altitude hard-court event.
The one big thing that will make Birmingham a true world-beater is a sustainable transport system fit for the next century.
We need to give him more time and he will prove himself a world-beater.
NOT a vintage day for good films, but an absolute world-beater for underwhelming ones.
Sleep Bal was far from disgraced behind potential world-beater Kauto Star at Newbury and Williams' former top hurdler should open his account this time.
She is a power-lifting world-beater in her age group.
Godolphin's five-year-old proved a virtual world-beater last season when he slammed his rivals in the Juddmonte International and Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, as well as coming close to landing the Breeders' Cup Classic at Belmont - beaten just a nose by Tiznow after a memorable battle.
Portsmouth with Richard Hughes taking the plaudits at Manchester United but Alex Ferguson still leading the way for Scotland - a world-beater at moaning about refs.