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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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big fish

n. the boss; the leader. (Underworld.) We took in the little guys, but the big fish got away.
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A previous Conservationist contributor, Rich Redman of Moriah likes fishing, and telling big fish stories.
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Color the big fish pink, color the small fish green.
Stan Hart's tackle was not designed for big fish. His eight pounds break-k ing-strain double-strength Drennan leader meant that he had to be patient for a long time before netting the fish.
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The Big Fish Gold Card access-all-areas pass to local authority contracts has shielded them from the multi-dip recession, especially as they are often based on pre-austerity terms and conditions which would be laughed off the table if offered today.
Shark experts will sink their teeth in to a great debate over trading of the big fish during a conference in Dubai on Monday.
* The Kasbah have confirmed appearances by Welsh rockers Kids In Glass Houses and American ska/punk outfit Reel Big Fish.
In the fine tradition of third-wave ska bands from Orange County, Calif., Reel Big Fish plays big, dumb ska with a wicked sense of humor and REALLY big horns.
Big Fish Games Inc, an online marketplace for premium casual games, has introduced a cloud gaming service for mobile devices, the company revealed today.
Channel 4, Tuesday, 9pm First up is Hugh's Big Fish Fight where Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall discovers there are not plenty more fish in the sea.
Game publisher Big Fish Games today announced that it has integrated multi-player peer-to-peer gameplay and voice chat into its newest app, Big City Adventures: San Francisco.
The fishery's annual big fish event is due to start on Saturday and will run for two weeks.