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Synonyms for 800-pound gorilla

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  1. 800-pound gorilla(noun)

    elephant in the room

  2. 800-pound gorilla(noun)

    An entity that dominates its environment.

    elephant in the room

  3. 800-pound gorilla(noun)

    Something dangerous, menacing, or spooky that is obvious but not addressed.

    elephant in the room

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  1. Chris Souk:

    I got into this from day one knowing I wanted to be the 800-pound gorilla on the Charlotte carpet-cleaning scene.

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  3. Ted Weisberg:

    The Fed is the 800-pound gorilla, but it's an 800-pound gorilla that's been pushed back in its cage, and it's not going anywhere, i would have to think that the bias will continue to be on the positive side for the market.

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Translations for 800-pound gorilla

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  • Gorila de 800 librasSpanish
  • Gorille de 800 livresFrench
  • 800 पाउंड गोरिल्लाHindi
  • 800 پاؤنڈ گورللاUrdu
  • 800磅重的大猩猩Chinese

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