the man

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The person who controls things; the person who got things done.
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After I got the contract, the boss told me "You are The Man!"

Submitted by davidb on October 09, 2018

Additional definitions for 'the man':

the manThe best man for a job.
the manThe man gets you down.
the manThe oppressive powers that be, including the government and corporations; the system, as coordinated outside of one’s control..
the manYou’re the man!.
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