heavy hitter

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an influential person who works hard to promote the causes they are interested in

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McIlroy, along with other big hitters such as Luke Donald and Ian Poulter, had tweeted their support for the 46-yearold's claims ahead of Darren Clarke and late bidder Colin Montgomerie.
The Roman Catholic Church is the big hitter in Christianity, the Microsoft of Christianity.
AT&T was a big hitter in this market and demonstrated faith in Central New Jersey by leasing 350,000 square feet at Mount Airy Comers V & VI in its relocation from Parsippany and Bridgewater.
Champion Stakes winner Go Big Hitter and Raving Black couldn't be separated in the betting in heat two, but there was a wider gap on the track as the latter, trained by Seamus Cahill, timed his challenge to perfection to prevent Fourpaws Wontale making it back-to-back 20-1 winners.
Queudrue said: "I'm normally a big hitter off the tee, but Roger is also a big hitter, but I beat him by about two yards.
I've got to say I'm impressed, that's a lot of food," rapped the 18-stone big hitter.
I'd meet a high flying big hitter if they wanted to see me; wouldn't you?
When it was first rumoured that Jane Davidson would be moving to a different position after seven years in post, it was acknowledged that her successor would have to be a big hitter and Carwyn Jones fits that bill.
Dava was a big hitter and consequently a hugely popular performer who never sold the paying customer short.
At his peak in the 1970s Watson used to be considered a big hitter when he smashed a golf ball 250 yards with a driver.
There is a feeling that the failure to win prestige projects reflects on the lack of a big hitter.
Owner: Peter Bridges, Stefan Watson, Paul Sullivan 2Bourne Masons David Pruhs There''s plenty of early in the race and the concern is that he and Go Big Hitter might get in each other's way because we'd be more a trap three sort and Go Big Hitter is definitely a true railer.
Not only has he played at the top level in New Zealand, he also has a reputation as a powerful ball-carrier and a big hitter and is an opponent people would prefer not to face.
He's a big lad and can be a big hitter in this league.
But he beat qualifier Daniele Bracciali in straight sets to line up a meeting with another big hitter from Down Under, Jason Stoltenberg.