mover and shaker
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- (idiomatic) Someone who has power and influence in a field or activity; one accomplishes tasks, who gets things done.
- The sales team sought to talk to the movers and shakers within an organization, rather than to their underlings.
- He really is a mover and a shaker in those circles.
- This term is often used in the plural.
someone who has power or who gets things done
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