go-getter

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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.
References in classic literature ?
In place of the usual deer-skin belt, he wore around his body a tarnished silken sash of the most gaudy colours; the buck-horn haft of his knife was profusely decorated with plates of silver; the marten's fur of his cap was of a fineness and shadowing that a queen might covet; the buttons of his rude and soiled blanket-coat were of the glittering coinage of Mexico; the stock of his rifle was of beautiful mahogany, riveted and banded with the same precious metal, and the trinkets of no less than three worthless watches dangled from different parts of his person.
Ajmer (16), Mohammed (16), Abdulrehman (32), Tahir Khan (19) and Shahid Jutt (37) were the main run getters.
Main run getters were Rizwan Aslam 101, Ata-ur-Rehman 48* and Shahid Mehmood 41.
5 lamp uses two getters - a strip getter and a barium getter.
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.
And Asda has called on an army of farmers and their tractors to help clear the worst hit car parks in rural areas and is helping customers in stores with a 2,000-strong team of Go Getters.
New teams Goal Getters and Breckon Hill Ladies have found things extremely hard this season and remain rooted at the bottom of the table.
While the Game Getter had been out of production since 1942, in 1961, Marble assembled a batch of Game Getters from existing parts and put them on the market.
In a move designed to expand its presence in the shape-memory alloy medical device market, SAES Getters S.
Boulder, CO 2/23/04 and Milan, Italy 2/13/04--Microcontamination monitoring company Particle Measuring Systems, a Spectris operating company, has acquired the assets related to Molecular Analytics' ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) gas analyzers from SAES Getters for $3 million in cash, net of possible adjustments.
Memry Corporation acquired Putnam Plastics in 2004, and in 2008 Memry became a wholly-owned US subsidiary of SAES Getters International Luxembourg S.
CHRISTMAS queue rage could become a thing of the past as supermarket giant Asda recruits an army of Go Getters.
Obviously, then, the gases would be gotten by getters.
Memry Corporation announced today the closing of its acquisition by SAES Getters S.
The concept of gettering is quite old in vacuum technology, and early types of getters have been used in vacuum devices since the end of the 19th century.