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captain of industryA prominent business person who owns or is the highest-ranking executive of one or more major firms, especially one who has considerable wealth and influence.Rate it:

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throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stickTry the same thing (or similar things) often enough, and, even if the general standard is poor, sometimes one will be successful.2001, And still no one is shouting stop. read in The Kingdom archives at on 02 Nov 06,Many team managers are of the philosophy that if you throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick. They believe that team preparation is all about physical fitness. They run the players into the ground and they believe they will be "flying on the day".2001, Robert McCrum, Let them eat cake, in The Observer 16 Dec 01, read on Guardian Unlimited site at on 02 Nov 06,Australian publishing boomed and in the past 10 years the country's literary culture has undergone a mini golden age, capped by Carey's triumph at the 2001 Booker Prize. As one Australian arts administrator said to me many years ago: 'Listen, mate, if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.'2001, Chris Collin, Re: 2-cp speys on The Strathspey Server mailing list archive at on 02 Nov 06,I am finding that "if you throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick". It doesn't always work of course (especially on the nights when the class is mostly the beginners), but the class seems to thrive on the challange.2005, Ray Craft (poster on The right scale blog), Fitzhooie and his Burden, read at on 02 Nov 06,Prosecutors everywhere have bad habits of overcharging lots of cases, knowing that if the throw enough mud at the wall some of it will stick.2005, Sean Kelleher, Spike Milligan: His part in our downfall in Business 07 Aug 05, read at on 02 Nov 06,As long as there is negligible regulation and enforcement anyone can actually try and do the job...Weak regulation allows the industry to build strategies on full time recruitment. The theory goes: throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick.c2005, Everything You've Learned About Marketing Is Wrong, read on LINC Performance website at on 02 Nov 06,They have the money to continue to believe in the repetition side of the equation. You throw enough mud at the wall, some of it will stick. But it still isnRate it:

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aw14Autumn/Winter 2014 - used in the fashion industry to mean the designer's autumn/winder collection.Rate it:

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back in the game To return to a particular industry or disciplineRate it:

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big breakA breakthrough, especially the first big hit of a previously unknown performer or performers in the entertainment industry.Rate it:

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bloom is off the roseBusiness is not going well for a particular identified firm or industry, or the overall economy has taken a downturn.Rate it:

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BroadwayThe American theater industry.Rate it:

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chickenizationThe process of chickenizing, making into a vertically and horizontally integrated industry.Rate it:

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chickenizeTo make into a vertically and horizontally integrated industry.Rate it:

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crashpadIn the aviation industry, used for a place of temporary lodging for airline flight crews.Rate it:

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final cutIn the movie industry, the final released version of the film.Rate it:

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oil trashAn uncultured, rowdy roughneck employed in the petroleum industry, especially a "white trash" person if used negatively.Rate it:

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on tenterhookstense in anticipation of something. The phrase originated in the wool industry where fleeces were stretched on a frame between hooks to dry after washing the fleeces.Rate it:

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satellite townA new town planned and built to serve a particular local industry, or as a dormitory or overspill for people who work in a nearby metropolis. Such satellite towns include Port Sunlight near Birkenhead (Cheshire, England), built to house workers at Lever Brothers soap factories.Rate it:

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simple EnglishControlled language originally developed for aerospace industry maintenance manualsRate it:

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tiaInitialism of Telecommunications Industry Association.Rate it:

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