king of the castle


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king of the castle

The most powerful, successful, or authoritative person in a group or organization. After years of slowly moving up the ranks, Joe finally became king of the castle in his office. This team will be hard to beat, reigning as king of the castle for three years straight.
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The King of the Castle deal also lays on drivers at your disposal to run you to clubs and bars whenever you choose.
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He was a very macho man, the king of the castle,'' the friend said.
King of the castle Aberdeenshire is home to more castles per acre than anywhere else in the UK, with more than 300 castles, ruins and stately homes open to the public.
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Ideas man Mike Watchorn could be forgiven yesterday for feeling like the king of the castle.
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