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the big boys

noun [plural] uk   us   informal
the most important people in an activity or organization, or the most powerful businesses with the most influence in a particular area: We're only a small business and don't have the capital to compete with the big boys.
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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