Meaning of “big fish/gun/noise/shot/wheel” in the English Dictionary

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"big fish/gun/noise/shot/wheel" in British English

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big fish/gun/noise/shot/wheel

informal a person who has an important or powerful position in a group or organization:

She's a big gun in city politics.
He's a big shot in advertising.

(Definition of “big fish/gun/noise/shot/wheel” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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