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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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As a consequence, the Northern and North-western upper levels have been practically abandoned, and the high fliers have returned to the ignoble security of the Three, Five, and Six hundred foot levels.
Although a high flier, yet it very frequently alights on the trunks of trees.
The remaining cup ties will see Gateshead A welcome Second Division high fliers Bedlington and Wallington travel to Hexham in the League Cup, while Ashington Colliers host Prudhoe Youth Club in the Bill Gardner Cup and Seaton Burn welcome Wideopen in the only Northumberland Minor Cup fixture.
The annual poll, conducted by High Fliers Research, claimed top employers received around 39 applications for every graduate role.
To avoid disappointment in the job market, graduates have become less inclined to take gap years or go travelling, according to the study by High Fliers Research.
On a day of high scores, Holyhead Hotspur defeated Llanrhaeadr Ym Mochnant 6-1 while that was also the scoreline by which Huws Gray Alliance high fliers Cefn Druids overcame Caernarfon Town, Tony Cann bagging a hat-trick.
Psychologist Corinne Sweet said: "it is not surprising that high fliers feel emotional at altitude as their defences are lower than usual as they put themselves in someone else's safe hands.
National Bank of Kuwait (NBK) recently celebrated the graduation of the second group of participants in the High Fliers leadership program, in partnership with the American University of Beirut.
A third say they would have been turned off by fees of Au6,000, according to the survey by High Fliers Research.
Market research firm High Fliers said many employers started scaling back graduate recruitment plans a year ago and half had downgraded their targets for this year.
FOR the first time in its 4,000-year history, the proud and ancient sport of falconry has been transformed into a 21st-century business tool for the high fliers of the boardroom.
But High Fliers Research, which compiled the figures, warned that there would be more than 50 graduates applying for each vacancy at many of the UK's leading firms.
Ambitious secret-aries and personal assistants keen to climb the career ladder are invited to meet some of the region's high fliers.
Cleverly costumed with backs, shoulders, rumps, or chests distorted by huge bumps--visual reminders of their toxicity the high fliers invited to the ball kowtow to their Prince, who must renounce artifice to win the pure Cinderella.
David O'Leary's high fliers aim to do what Newcastle couldn't by establishing an unassailable first-leg lead.