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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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The latter competition will see divisional high-fliers Shankhouse and Killingworth YPC clash, while four top- flight sides are on the road.
Struggling Dinas thumped high-fliers Hussars 5-2 in the |Barry Leisure League
"It's quite a shallow pool and we need to have to keep building on that depth of player, but it's important that our high-fliers and best players are all playing in every international get-together."
Cheltenham's win at League One high-fliers Bristol City on Wednesday was marred by the news that new signing Scott Brown broke his leg and is out for the season.
PETER BEADLE marked his Barnet debut with a goal as his side came from behind to win against fellow high-fliers Stevenage.
A LEADING mobile phone firm today began searching for "junior high-fliers" to work in its stores - from the age of 14.
High-fliers: The stunt bikers soar above the Bullring shopping centre.
TWO prosperous high-fliers pictured cutting a deal over a civilised glass of wine - this is the image used to sell the networking club Aeolus.
Sanaa Ismail was among the country's high-fliers in English, Tanya Deb in French, Stephanie Duncan and Caroline Moss in religious studies and Nadina Tinsley in Spanish.
ROBOT Wars television presenter Philippa Forrester will tomorrow meet engineering high-fliers of the future from North Wales.
It was Clough himself who had probably the best chance for the Dr Marten's League high-fliers when he picked up a pass from Dale Anderson in the 20th minute, but he blazed his shot well over.
A 23-YEAR-OLD export sales executive from Nuneaton is bidding for top national honours in a business competition to find tomorrow's high-fliers in the world of freight forwarding management.
While Sale have the money, the league high-fliers left with the points that put them top of the table.
Britain's bosses are clearly confused about what sorts out the high-fliers from the also-rans.
The Queen is throwing a Christmas party for the high-fliers of 2004.