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the big boys

noun [plural]
 
 
informal
the most powerful businesses in a particular industry, or the most important people in an organization or activity: The big boys in agribusiness play by their own rules, and often at the expense of US farmers and livestock producers.
Translations of “the big boys”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大人物,大亨, 大企業,大公司…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大人物,大亨, 大企业,大公司…
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