13
September
2019

Movers and shakers /

Vlivní a mocní

Business Term of the Day

Definition

Movers and shakers is a phrase used to characterize people and entities who have power and influence in a specific area.

Example sentence

To keep Smith & Co. among the movers and shakers of the condiments industry, we must ramp up our research and development investments.

Comment

Although this is a general phrase that can be used in everyday English, movers and shakers is especially commonly used in business contexts. The expression may refer to outstanding experts in a specific field, trend-setters, the most innovative employees within a company, the most visible and/or respected business people in a local market, as well as disruptive companies and market movers.

Definice

Vlivní a mocní je fráze, která se používá pro osoby, které mají moc a vliv v určité oblasti.

Příklad použití ve větě

Abychom udrželi společnost Smith & Co. mezi vlivnými a mocnými v odvětví dochucovadel, musíme navýšit naše investice do výzkumu a vývoje.

Poznámka

Ačkoli „movers and shakers“ je obecná fráze, kterou lze použít v každodenní angličtině, je obzvláště běžná v kontextu byznysu. Může označovat výjimečné experty v určité oblasti, osoby, které udávají trend, a nejaktivnější zaměstnance ve společnosti, stejně jako disruptivní společnosti a market movers.

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