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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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Timothy Spall is the king of the castle, Jennifer Saunders his sis, Jack Farthing the silly son and Mark Williams their long-suffering butler.
I am the King of the Castle," is the name of the statue that currently sits outside Queen's Square Shopping Centre in the town's High Street.
The King of the Castle deal also lays on drivers at your disposal to run you to clubs and bars whenever you choose.
He also brought along a few of the stars of the family drama for his special housewarming this week including the king of the castle himself King Uther.
I'm the captain of the ship I'm the driver of the train I'm the king of the castle And I'm in charge once again.
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COLIN WILKINSON is the king of the castle after day two of Heat Four of Search For A Tipster.
In Susan Hill: The Essential Guide the same format is used except here four works are discussed: I'm the King of the Castle, Strange Meeting, The Woman in Black and A Bit of Singing and Dancing.
Ideas man Mike Watchorn could be forgiven yesterday for feeling like the king of the castle.
He was a very macho man, the king of the castle,'' the friend said.
Nick Shutts, chief executive of the fast-expanding Midland fashion food company Julian Graves, is the king of the castle after receiving The Birmingham Post Business Award for the month of February.
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CHRISTMAS at Warwick Castle is being sold on eBay with one lucky person set to become the king of the castle for one day.