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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.
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.
If you're an investor playing with high-fliers in the market, don't worry, those will be taken out, too.
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.
SHOCK troops East Stirling yesterday landed a plum clash against First Division high-fliers Livingston in the semi-finals of the Bell's Challenge Cup.
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.
About 150 high-fliers were invited to apply for 40 places to train as a teacher.
Billingham Synthonia are set to make the tough trip to fellow high-fliers Consett in Division One tonight.
The former England coach was dismayed at the way the team lost to fellow high-fliers Everton at Goodison Park at the weekend.
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.
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.
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.
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.