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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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Forrester told Mirror Sport: "When you see how Legia play, you have to say they're no world-beaters.
To prove they are world-beaters they have to beat Les Diables Rouges (The Red Devils), who topped Group H with three wins in three matches surrendering only one goal so far in Brazil.
To be a world-beater you've got to put your international shirt on and play very well.
Two of those knockouts came against Morrade Hakkar and Carl Daniels, hardly world-beaters.
A Midland company is playing its part to ensure that England's future soccer stars are world-beaters.
The home team do not appear on paper to be world-beaters, so a reproduction of that York form might be good enough to take this Classic.
So, c'mon, folks - plenty of positive vibes for Ally Dawson, the ex-Rangers player who has been training the boys, and his team of potential world-beaters.
We might not be world-beaters on the field but can we at least get it right off the field?
Our products are world-beaters in all categories, particularly in health and beauty.
Ross Barkley and Andros Townsend may well go on to be world-beaters, but they've just come back from being out on loan and have only eight Under-21 caps between them.
He has the ability to make his men believe they are world-beaters, as they turn out to be.
There's so much to choose from that if we get it right and get that structure in place, England are going to be world-beaters again.
San Marino are in the group merely to make up the numbers and Cyprus, despite their win over Wales in 2005, are hardly world-beaters, so a six-point haul would give a healthier look to the Group D table without having too much effect on the outcome.
Our capital can lay claim to some world-beaters, with Shirley Bassey and Charlotte Church the latest living legends to put Cardiff on the map.
He showed up, his shtick played fresh, the city fell at his feet and the Heat turned into world-beaters.