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

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My big hitters treble won again last week so that's three out of five.
On song: The Sport Relief Big Hitters, with JLS, during rehearsals for their performance of Proud before 82,000 rugby fans.
Big hitters most commonly have lesser hitters just underneath them.
In English conditions the new ball does seam, so you need someone like Salman Butt who can play for 20 overs, and in the middle order, we have big hitters like Shahid Afridi and Misbah-Ul-Haq," he added.
Nick Devian was just looking to get on base and bring up the big hitters at the top of the lineup.
Big hitters normally go to seats that are marginal.
Big hitters can take an aggressive line, setting up a reachable second shot to a docile green.
Traditionally, baseball fans know Pittsburgh for its big hitters," said Bill Pearce, chief marketing officer, Taco Bell Corp.
So you've got to use all your talents and that should be Better Together's easiest task because they've got big hitters across all the parties and they should use the best of them.
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.
Even if the openers depart early, the Sabres have big hitters Zander de Bruyn and James Hildreth in next and that top four makes the Sussex line-up look a little pedestrian.
The goal was to get more speed at the top of the batting order and give big hitters such as Drew and Jeff Kent more chances to drive in runs.
And he says the time has come to find an alternative to just making holes longer to combat Woods and his fellow big hitters.
PENARTH ABC can class themselves among the big hitters of South Wales boxing after a sponsorship deal with local company SHS Scaffolding.