heavy hitter

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

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When a salesperson has mastered these three roles - strategist, persuader, and common-sense sage - he has attained sales wisdom and become a Heavy Hitter.
With the flat and unfunny Culture of Desire, though, this heavy hitter strikes out.
Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) was the next heavy hitter on the list of earnings announcements.
NEW YORK -- Steve Martin, author of the revolutionary new book about the human nature of sales, Heavy Hitter Selling--How Successful Salespeople Use Language and Intuition to Persuade Customers to Buy, announced today that new shipments of his sold out book are arriving daily.
Thanks to his efforts, in Fall 2003 Angel started writing and recording with heavy hitter producers including The Matrix (Britney Spears, Hilary Duff, Avril Lavigne), Wizardz of Oz (Nick Lachey, Ricky Martin), and Johnny Jam (Mandy Moore, Jon Secada).
Female lawmakers talk on inequality in the Capitol, Paxton adds heavy hitters to his legal defense team and Abbott sets his sights on traffic congestion - all that and more in the latest issue of our subscriber-only newsletter for political insiders ($).
Riders who meet this goal are honored as Heavy Hitters and receive a backpack and a certificate from the PMC acknowledging their fundraising achievements.
ABOUT 40 minutes after Ghost Dancer's odds-on defeat, the heavy hitters were dealt another blow when the Michael Belltrained Horseradish was turned over at 4-11 at Southwell.
Mandelson added: "I have said to Gordon there is a role for some of the Blairite heavy hitters outside the Government to play a role.
Backing up the network are MHIA, CSCMP, MHEDA and other materials handling heavy hitters, all of which work to supplement the efforts of established and approved relief agencies.
Artexpo brings together all the heavy hitters of our industry, which makes it a great entity for marketing and networking.
The Retail Motor Strategy Group - 25 industry heavy hitters from across the sector, including independent garages - has agreed a code of practice and enforcement regime to improve standards.
When questioned on his presence among the heavy hitters, Kaye refused to comment.
William Hill has taken pounds 5,000 on the USA to win at 100/1, while Paddy Power's has pounds 8,000 bets on both Brazil and England "and that's before the heavy hitters weigh in".
When, however, he's earnestly finding too many intertextual links to the writings of literary, anthropological, philosophical or psychological heavy hitters, his musical passion gets lost in translation.