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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.
Billingham Synthonia are set to make the tough trip to fellow high-fliers Consett in Division One tonight.
The Mikes, who defeated Lye Town in the quarter-finals, will visit the West Midlands League Premier Division high-fliers Wednesfield in the New Year.
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.
John Caudwell, chief executive of the 224 store chain based in Staffordshire, said: "Today's high-fliers - myself included - all seem to have developed the entrepreneurial spirit before they were halfway through their teens.
In Singapore, Ledbury examines the high-fliers working in finance, the 40-50 year old entrepreneurs and the highly paid professionals working outside of finance.
The former England coach was dismayed at the way the team lost to fellow high-fliers Everton at Goodison Park at the weekend.
Referee Mark Haywood earlier handed the League Two high-fliers, who reclaimed second spot behind MK Dons, a lifeline by awarding a soft penalty five minutes before half-time after Kevin McIntyre's foul on Theo Robinson.
BILLINGHAM SYNTHONIA let slip an early lead to lose 2-1 at home to second division high-fliers Birtley in the third round of the Northern League Cup.
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.
If you're an investor playing with high-fliers in the market, don't worry, those will be taken out, too.
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.
WOMEN'S FOOTBALL: Birmingham City stormed into the fifth round of the FA Cup yesterday with a 4-1 win at Northern Premier high-fliers Sunderland.