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high flier

A person who has the potential for or who has achieved great success. Tim was such a high-flier in college that it's no surprise he's achieved such great success in his career.
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Another conservative Christian blogger in the county complained about finding the Pagan flier in her child's folder.
Some of the artists who made their reputations doing flier and album-cover art have gone on to fame and perhaps fortune, while others remain undiscovered, under-appreciated, and assed out.
Some researchers are investigating the use of giant balloons, but most proposals are for fixed-wing fliers, like conventional airplanes.
Fliers also should know that no major airlines operate the commuter lines that carry their names-- American Eagle and Delta Connection are examples--and that some of these lines aren't even owned by the major airlines whose names they bear.
Keeping track of your frequent flier miles can be harder than balancing your books.
There are no administrative requirements for an employer to report the value of frequent flier mileage on a Form W-2, since it is not determinable by the employer.
Someone distributed about 100 fliers containing racist jokes and caricatures to homes in the Churchill neighborhood over the weekend.
Then Brennan did something a lot of Catholic priests in the state did that Sunday: He passed out copies of the Right to Life flier to church members in the pews--even though the material was produced by an organization that has a political action committee that formally endorsed Sanchez.
THERE'S THE PUDDING MAN, THE CALIFORNIA GUY WHO FIGured out a way to earn 100 American Airlines frequent flier miles for every 25-cent cup of pudding he purchased.
The Internal Revenue Service has issued a technical advice memorandum ruling that an employer's travel expense reimbursement plan that allowed an employee to retain frequent flier miles was taxable.