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Eager Beaver

Informal; a person who performs one's duties diligently and enthusiastically and who may request more duties as a result. An eager beaver may be ambitious or may simply have an exceptional work ethic. An eager beaver may become a good employee or a successful business owner.
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By the time my second one is finalised I reckon I'll be so confident, I'll be like one of those eager beavers off the Apprentice.
Isn't it amazing that the new budget was approved so quickly by the eager beavers at City Hall.
Well, for those eager beavers among you - not to mention the skinflints - I have an instant and, what's more, completely free option for you to achieve the same result.
They know that, once eager beavers start to refine these restrictions, the essential contradictions become ever clearer.
Gradi's eager beavers had Watford in disarray from the off with Ashton, in his first season in the squad, twice going close with fierce strikes.
Children are visually more adept than adults, hence the tolerance of seven, count 'em seven, fresh-faced eager beavers cynically cross-marketed on TV and radio like a primary coloured packet of breakfast cereal.
Our regular guests include Dave James of the Eager Beavers, Bob Davison from Bob Tempest and the Buccaneers, drummers Nigel Lomas, Bobby Woodman, Matt Campbell and Andy of the Wildcats.
There was a World War II expression for it - eager beavers.