person of importance

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One of them wore a jeweled star in his hair, just above his horn, and this seemed a person of importance.
Elzbieta had some traditions behind her; she had been a person of importance in her girlhood--had lived on a big estate and had servants, and might have married well and been a lady, but for the fact that there had been nine daughters and no sons in the family.
who is really a person of importance in the family) we shall have witnesses enough for the purpose--without including Mrs.
Finally, I will stand alongside any person of importance who can go to the government or NHS and argue this point as I have kept plenty of evidence to back up my case.
He's a man who knows the personal weakness of every person of importance in the Western world, and Holmes loathes him for his most unscrupulous line of criminal business.
But how do you tackle a foe who knows the personal weakness of every person of importance in the Western world?
Singhvi's observation came close on the heels of a similar sentiment expressed by Justice Gyan Sudha Misra, the other judge on the bench, making known her displeasure over the curbs on traffic movement, even on arterial roads, if a person of importance happens to be passing by.
The name caught on, and it ultimately came to mean a person of importance and pomposity.
The stupa has long been a monument built to commemorate a person of importance after their death.
He is not allowed to meet with any person of importance, or foreign executive, without the president's prior knowledge and permission.