Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - go-getter


an active, energetic and aggressive person who pursues their interests with passion


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - go-getter

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1: That Brian has had an amazing career. He has had a promotion every year and now he is the youngest CEO this company has every had.

Colleague 2:  Yes.  Brian is very hard working and aggressive and just does not stop moving forward.

Colleague 1:  He's a real go-getter.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - go-getter

Two mothers are talking ...

Mother 1:  Where's your daughter?

Mother 2:  She's at piano practice. Then she is tutoring math. Then she goes to football practice and then after that she has a night class at the college.

Mother 1:  But your daughter is only in high school.

Mother 2:  Our daughter is the go-getter in the family.

go-getter - Usage:


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go-getter - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for go-getter.

go-getter - Examples:

1)  I'm a real go-getter and I live to work.

2)  She was obviously a go-getter, a get things done person.

3)  ... painted nails she held a Venti coffee. What else would a busy, go-getter drink on a Sunday morning? No, normal size wouldn't do.

4)  He is one of those people who is a go-getter. He takes the initiative to do the jobs that ...

5)  A go-getter. An achiever. Someone who was all in no matter what he was doing ...

6)  ... screwing people into the ground is a business strategy that shows you are a go-getter.

7)  Are you a 'go-getter' with ambition and expensive taste? We offer a 17k basic and competitive uncapped ...

8)  I am obviously the strong one in the relationship, I am the go-getter, the one who sets her mind up to something and does it, irrespective ...

9)  We are such a positive, go-getter, find a way culture abroad..... time to replicate it at home!

10)  These advertising professionals provide jobs to models that have a positive go-getter attitude, no matter what they do or where they are.

11)  ... but I do respect you as a young and ambitious go-getter.

12)  ... or appreciate the things you do, you have to be a go-getter who doesn't have to rely on what he tells you to do.

13)  This is a very interesting field. If your a go-getter with a out going personality you can be successful in social media.

14)  I got to know him as an innovative go-getter who couldn't be stopped by anything.

15)  And thats exactly the kind of go-getter thinking that separates the winners from the losers in a corporate dystopia.

16)  Being a "go-getter" doesn't always mean you're going to succeed.

17)  I would like to be your intern because i am enthusiastic, a go-getter, I enjoy challenges ...

18)  You are a go-getter and a dynamo and you get so much done.

19)  It shows you're a real go-getter, you help with your community and are a hard worker.

20)  ... person we all hope of meeting in our teenage years, a real go-getter, a real voice. She was just so lovely and bubbly.