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a big wheel

An important, successful, or influential person. After Mark successfully persuaded both sides to pass the budget, people considered him to be quite a big wheel in the political arena.
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big wheel

see under big cheese.
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big wheel

n. a very important person. Some big wheel wrote the order. Don’t blame me.
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The wheel is the largest touring big wheel in Europe.
Denise begged me to go on the big wheel, but I told her 'Please don't swing it'
Final spin: Liverpool's big wheel, in Williamson Square Picture: COLIN LANE
EYE RISE: What the big wheel would look like near Canning half-tide dock on Liverpool's waterfront
But I just regard myself as a cog in a very big wheel.
The daunting collection of garbage included plastic bottles and other everyday trash, as well as 2 messages in a bottle, 1,640 tires, 13 refrigerators, 2 USA Today newspaper dispensers, a blow up doll, nearly 2,500 balls, 5 gas tanks, 16 Big Wheel bikes, and nearly a hundred barrels, half of which are unmarked blue barrels originating somewhere above Potomac Falls.
I AM not usually a fan of Ferris Wheels, but my grandson persuaded me to take a ride on the big wheel, in the centre of Liverpool, and that was certainly pounds 6 very well spent.
Two hits on the $1 mark in spins of the Big Wheel result in a $1 million payout.
In a retailing career that began at Sears in 1973, he has held progressively higher assignments at companies such as Caldor, Fisher's Big Wheel, Shopko, and Richman-Gordman.
RECENTLY I took my family for a ride on the big wheel at Liverpool One shopping centre.
WHAT a wonderful view from the top of the big wheel at Chavasse Park.
PRICES for rides in the Big Wheel being assembled in Middlesbrough's centre Square have been reduced.
THE foundations of Birmingham's big wheel have been laid in preparation for the return of the popular tourist attraction.
Other attractions to will be a roller coaster, circus, cinema, dodgems and a big wheel nearly as high as the dome roof.