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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."
THE CHIEF Tough guy: Sweeney poses for BBC programme Firefighters; THE LOVER Connections: Ms Scott recruits high-fliers for networking club; THE WIFE Split: Sweeney with estranged wife Pam; THE CLUB
Hartlepool have been rocked by the news that striker Richie Barker will miss the trip to rival League Two high-fliers Swindon through injury.
Henry was a flop when he played for Juve three seasons ago, while the Serie A high-fliers have made no secret of their desire to sign midfield ace Vieira.
High-fliers: The stunt bikers soar above the Bullring shopping centre.
The former Spurs striker has told his team-mates how to beat his old club and the Spanish La Liga high-fliers are confident they can beat Martin Jol's men.
BARNET will face Plymouth or Peterborough in the FA Cup fourth round after they came from behind to shock Championship high-fliers Colchester 2-1.
Solihull Borough saw a last-gasp goal deny them victory against fellow high-fliers Clevedon Town in a Southern Division One West 2-2 draw at Damson Park last night.
The Queen is throwing a Christmas party for the high-fliers of 2004.
WOMEN high-fliers are on the rise across Merseyside, claims exclusive bank Coutts.
PETER BEADLE marked his Barnet debut with a goal as his side came from behind to win against fellow high-fliers Stevenage.
Orrell coach Ross Reynolds labelled Saints "arrogant" after the Zurich Premiership high-fliers left a clutch of stars on the bench.
ROBOT Wars television presenter Philippa Forrester will tomorrow meet engineering high-fliers of the future from North Wales.