An entity that dominates its environment.
Something dangerous, menacing, or spooky that is obvious but not addressed.
Origin: a. 1971, from a riddle: "Where does an 800-pound gorilla sleep?" / "Anywhere it wants."
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The numerical value of 800-pound gorilla in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of 800-pound gorilla in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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(Google) is the 800-pound gorilla.
I got into this from day one knowing I wanted to be the 800-pound gorilla on the Charlotte carpet-cleaning scene.
You can’t stop them, you gotta outscore them. You can’t stop all them boys. They’ve got too many gorillas on the team. They coming to play, man. They got 800-pound gorillas on their team.
The Fed is the 800-pound gorilla, but it's an 800-pound gorilla that's been pushed back in its cage, and it's not going anywhere, i would have to think that the bias will continue to be on the positive side for the market.
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