His appointment by the school management is regarded as a major coup in the context of securing the services of a high profile sporting figure.
There was a group of investors in this coup , and like all investors, what they hope to do is make a great deal of money out of their investment.
Earlier this year more than 70 suspected mercenaries were arrested for their alleged plan to help carry out that coup .
The merger itself was a coup of sorts.
It is perhaps simplest to speak of a creeping military coup .
His selection as President by the Supreme Court in 2000 was a presidential and judicial coup .
I think this coup would look more like the failed 1963 effort than like 1968, and has the potential to roil the country and the region for decades.
For some it was a massive publicity coup for the county town to host such a prestigious event.
A young man who scored a major coup by being elected to both local authorities having had difficulties in getting nominated.
it was a major coup to get such a prestigious contract