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high-flyer

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high-flier

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1. a person who is extreme in aims, ambition, etc
2. a person of great ability, esp in a career
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The remaining Premier Division sides are on League Cup or Bill Gardner Cup duty, Newcastle University hosting First Division high-fliers Newcastle Chemfica in the former while Rutherford travel to Wallsend Boys and there is an all-Premier clash at Birtley as they welcome Northbank.
However, the real shock result came as struggling Dinas thumped high-fliers Hussars 5-2.
ENGLAND Under-21 coach Stuart Pearce will turn to Roy Hodgson in the hope of calling on "high-fliers" such as Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain and Blues goalkeeper Jack Butland for next month's Euro 2013 playof f.
About 150 high-fliers were invited to apply for 40 places to train as a teacher.
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.
TWO prosperous high-fliers pictured cutting a deal over a civilised glass of wine - this is the image used to sell the networking club Aeolus.
Cheltenham's win at League One high-fliers Bristol City on Wednesday was marred by the news that new signing Scott Brown broke his leg and is out for the season.
The player headed for Pride Park to discuss a move to the Championship high-fliers, who will pay around pounds 1million for him in the next 48 hours.
PENRHYNCOCH shrugged off their lowly position in the Cymru Alliance by giving the Welsh Premier high-fliers a run for their money.
CELTIC are poised to sign Belgian keeper Erwin Lemmens from Primera Liga high-fliers Espanyol.
Victory would have given the Motormen an attractive home tie with Nationwide Conference high-fliers Morecambe in the fourth round, and Owen admitted: ``It would have been excellent for the club to have a game like that.
And it paid off as they snuffed out the threat from their fellow ICIS Midland Combination high-fliers to grab a share of the spoils.