four-minute man

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Noun1.four-minute man - someone who has run the mile in less that 4 minutes
miler - a runner in a one-mile race
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And the opportunities were plentiful for the Guardians (3-5-1), who enjoyed seven power plays, two 5-on-3 advantages, and a four-minute man advantage after a major penalty.
Even before he got on the track, the 25-year-old medical student was involved in a race to be the first four-minute man. Australian John Landy and American marine Wes Santee were both chasing Gunder Haegg's existing record.