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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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Shvets and Socrates were a perfect match: an eager-beaver who knew little of Washington and needed a source, and a self-important, on-the-outs mixer who surely appreciated an acolyte.
The CHEd should demonstrate that its questioned issuance is not an eager-beaver scheme meant to win favors from the ruling dispensation.
Hruska is a delight as the eager-beaver Dwyer, exclaiming "Oh my God!" over every mishap, while priding herself on turning into a real, honest-to-goodness cop.
Their eager-beaver shrink (Larry Clarke) crosses the line to do a little matchmaking, as a result of which they all get into a mess of trouble, details withheld.
Especially when he sees all those other eager-beaver journalists surrounding me, battering away at their word-processors like Woody Woodpecker headbutting a tree.
What makes The Office so painful to watch is each time Brent's eager-beaver face pops up, the audience can't help but will him on, urging him to pull off an unlikely triumph and become, even momentarily, likeable.
Behind a confident pack, Contepomi and his eager-beaver scrum-half Agustin Pichot had taken the fight to Leicester.
Is his eager-beaver carrot-dangling enough to mollify the rest of the simmering assembly that, until Mr.
It was the end of a Calvary of humiliation and suffering which began when President Rodrigo Duterte stopped her attendance in Cabinet meetings, followed by petitions from some (eager-beaver?) underlings for her resignation, seemingly insubordination from officials, who despite orders, refused to vacate their offices, incessant attacks from congressional allies of the President on so-called non-performance and excessive and expensive travels (even unauthorized when all were covered by proper travel authorities from the Office of the Executive Secretary).
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But the screaming amplifiers 'may not have the blessing of the candidates but merely an initiative of their eager-beaver supporters,' he said.