Kelly: What we need are a few people in the industry to talk up our new company.
John: I'm on top of that. I'm really well connected, as you know, and I've already put in a few calls to a few of the movers and shakers in our business.
约翰：我是首要人选 。如你所知，我的人际关系良好，并且我已经联系了不少非常有影响力的业内人士 。
Kelly: I didn't know you had such a vast network of contacts.
John: Oh, sure I do. I don't mean to name drop, but you know Kevin Martinez at McQ Corp? I'm pretty tight with him. And Eva Arribas at Syntect? She and I go way back.
约翰：啊，当然啦 。我并不是想自抬身价，但你知道McQ公司的凯文·马丁内斯吗？我跟他关系密切 。还有Syntect公司的伊娃·阿瑞波斯？我跟她交情也很好 。
Kelly: Wow, those are some heavy hitters!
John: You've said it. And Kevin owes me one, and Eva would bend over backwards for me.
约翰：正是 。凯文欠我一个人情，伊娃也会不留余力地支持我 。
Kelly: It's great! What did they say when you asked them to get the word out about us?
John: Um, I'm still waiting to hear back from them. I'm sure they'll call back any day now.
约翰：额，我仍在等他们的消息 。他们随时可能回电话 。
Idioms: movers and shakers
Meaning: A person who wields power and influence in a particular activity or field;
Usage note: At first the two nouns referred specifically to God, alluding to the belief that a divine force was responsible for all events. The current usage refers only to human beings.
1. He emphasizes the importance of hanging out with the movers and shakers of the art world.
2. Historically, of course, there have always been "Movers and Shakers" in any and all societies.
当然, 从历史上说, 任何社会和一切社会都总会出现一些“震撼天地的人” 。