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важная шишка

разг. bigwig, big knob, big shot

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важная шишка

разг big noise/shot/wig sl

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Верно, адмирал был или еще какая важная шишка.
He's an admiral belike, or something o' the sort."
Конан Дойль, Артур / Торговый Дом ГердлстонConan Doyle, Arthur / The Firm Of Girdlestone
The Firm Of Girdlestone
Conan Doyle, Arthur
© 1889 by John W. Lowell
Торговый Дом Гердлстон
Конан Дойль, Артур
© Издательство "Правда", 1966
Все это были видные, деятельные люди, важные шишки в зенитском обществе: доктор Диллинг — хирург, Чарльз Мак-Келви — подрядчик и, что неприятнее всего, седобородый полковник Резерфорд Сноу — владелец «Адвокат-таймса».
They were large, resolute, big-jawed men, and they were all high lords in the land of Zenith—Dr. Dilling the surgeon, Charles McKelvey the contractor, and, most dismaying of all, the white-bearded Colonel Rutherford Snow, owner of the Advocate-Times.
Льюис, Синклер / БэббитLewis, Sinclair / Babbit
Babbit
Lewis, Sinclair
© 2008 by Quill Pen Classics
Бэббит
Льюис, Синклер
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1959
Никаких серьезных преступлении мы не совершили, но ухитрились вызвать гнев очень важных шишек, — он замолчал.
We're not very important criminals, but we managed to get some very important people mad at us." He stopped.
Фостер, Алан Дин / Осколок кристалла властиFoster, Alan Dean / Splinter of the Mind's Eye
Splinter of the Mind's Eye
Foster, Alan Dean
© 1978 by The Star Wars Corporation
Осколок кристалла власти
Фостер, Алан Дин

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bigwig; big knob; big shot

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