a man/woman with a mission

a man/woman with a mission

A person who is fiercely determined to do or get what they want. Janet stormed into work like a woman with a mission, heading straight into her boss's office to demand a raise in her salary. When my boyfriend decides he wants to buy something, he turns into a man with a mission. I don't know why Dad is suddenly a man on a mission to clean out the garage, but I have no objections to it!
See also: man, mission, woman
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