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go-getter

A highly motivated and ambitious person. We want interns who are go-getters, not timid kids who need to be told what to do.

(real) go-getter

an active, energetic, and aggressive person. Mary is very aggressive in business. A real go-getter.

go-getter

n. an energetic person. Willy is a real go-getter. He’ll go places.
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What is interesting to note is that these 'grow getter' businesses tend to be in emerging economies like China, India and Mexico.
Getter technology is used to improve the long-term reliability of hermetically sealed sensor packages by capturing moisture and other stray gas molecules.
Barroca was the top vote getter among guards with 38,268 followed by perennial top candidate Yap with 38,260.
" I believe that there is always scope for improvement and despite being the top run- getter for Karnataka this season, I feel that I could have done a few things better.
Washington, DC, August 14, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Goals and objectives are on the agenda in the DC-based Goal Getter Group led by Donna Marie Thompson, PhD -- speaker, trainer, show host, and CEO of Goals in Action, LLC.
The getter is used to keep the inside of the bulb clean, which helps increase the product lifespan by cleaning "atomic size" contamination that might remain in the bulb after it's put together.
The NEXTorr D 100-5 Pump, a non-evaporative getter (NEG) pump with ion pumping capabilities, from SAES Getters Group, Lainate, Italy, addresses this issue.
So we trolled a flashy King Getter spoon just offshore of the majority of kingfish boats, where winning-size king mackerel would get a better look."
There at the Marble Arms booth was a display of their long out-of-production Game Getter Gun and a sign indicating they were once again going to put that unique folding model back into production this year.
In announcing the agreement, Kerry Getter, CEO of Balcones Recycling, says the initial buildings will occupy 15 to 20 acres of the overall property and accommodate the company's future growth needs.
There were occasional misspellings (Mesetto rather than Masetto) and the "attention getter" when English ("the") appeared in the midst of Italian libretto, but the book is most often delightful, both informative and stimulating.
Precede your message with an "attention getter" that relates your message, as powerfully as possible, to their daily work and lives.
Any potential attention getter is bad, but when those light colored and even white antlers are moved around before, during and after use, they are a dead give-away to a hunters' location.
Become a Go Getter in 2005 and earn more Anniversary Bucks in several denominations.
Lisa Getter has left her investigative reporting position at the Los Angeles Times to become the new corporate editorial director of United Communications Group (UCG).