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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.
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(real) go-getter

an active, energetic, and aggressive person. Mary is very aggressive in business. A real go-getter.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

go-getter

n. an energetic person. Willy is a real go-getter. He’ll go places.
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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