English version

the moving spirit

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe moving spiritthe moving spiritSTART something/MAKE something START formal someone who makes something start to happen He was the moving spirit behind the founding of the union. moving
Examples from the Corpus
the moving spiritRittall is regarded as the moving spirit behind the project.That bull had been the moving spirit of the herd, a figure rather of mythic than of material dimension.
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