Idiom: 800 pound gorilla
The 800-pound gorilla is the dominant force in an industry (the classic example is Microsoft in the computer industry.)Country: International English | Subject Area: Animals | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Thousand pound gorilla in the room
- In for a penny, in for a pound
- Grey pound
- Pink pound
- Penny wise, pound foolish
- Pound of flesh
- Sound as a pound
- Pound sand
- Go pound salt
- An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure
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