movers and shakers

 Important people.
 ► “The Wall Street movers and shakers who dominated the late 1980s acquisition boom have been reshuffled to new places of employment.” (Global Finance, Sept. 1994, p. 124)

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • Movers and Shakers — est un film américain réalisé par William Asher, sorti en 1985. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Lien externe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • movers and shakers — Dynamic, important people who can get things done quickly and are influential are the movers and shakers …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • movers and shakers — n. people who get things done; organizers and managers. □ The movers and shakers in this firm haven’t exactly been working overtime. □ Who are the movers and shakers around here? …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • movers and shakers —    The term movers and shakers refers to people in power who take an active part in making things happen.     Mover and shakers are assembling in Brussels for the summit …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • movers and shakers — owners, investors, wheeler dealer    We invited all the big investors: the movers and shakers …   English idioms

  • (the) movers and shakers — people who have a lot of power and influence. This play has attracted the attention of the Broadway movers and shakers …   New idioms dictionary

  • Movers & Shakers — Movers and Shakers Movers and Shakers est un film américain réalisé par William Asher, sorti en 1985. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Lien externe …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Movers & Shakers — is a 1985 comedy movie distributed by MGM. It stars Walter Matthau and was directed by William Asher. The story follows the head of production at a Hollywood studio who wants to make a movie to fulfill a promise made to a dying friend. The film… …   Wikipedia

  • mover and shaker — noun a person who wields power and influence a shaker of traditional beliefs movers and shakers in the business world • Syn: ↑shaker • Hypernyms: ↑person, ↑individual, ↑someone, ↑somebody, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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