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Gang busters


Overwhelming success. Doing well, especially a business or a person’s career work. In old Hollywood movies, criminals gangs would be broken up by a large contingent of  police who would be called ‘gang busters’. Suggests an inordinate amount of activity and fortune.

“He moved to the city for a new job and I hear he’s doing gang busters.”

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