eager beaver

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - eager beaver

"eager beaver"

someone who is extremely enthusiastic and enjoys working extremely hard


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - eager beaver

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  Ryan has been promoted three times in five years.

Colleague 2:  He does work very hard and always volunteers for the most difficult assignments.

Colleague 1:  I suppose since Ryan is such an eager beaver that he deserves the promotions.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - eager beaver

Two mothers are talking ...

Mother 1:  How's your son doing?

Mother 2:  Really well lately. I'm not sure what happened but he went from never wanting to do anything to helping out with everything and asking if there were any other chores he could do.

Mother 1:  That's great that he has turned into quite the eager beaver.

eager beaver - Usage:


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Being an eager beaver is a great way to succeed.

eager beaver - Examples:

1)  I was a bit of an eager beaver, arriving at Lash right as it opened.

2)  You were the eager beaver who signed up for the Trimentoring Program (TMP) during frosh week or club.

3)  ... he was at that time a fairly chipper-looking, albeit geeky looking eager beaver 24 year old young man already marked for fame and fortune.

4)  Next year will be the 50th since that awesome event, and perhaps some eager beaver will scour my text for my Holroyd lapse.

5)  The best leader stays the longest and achieves a lot (eager beaver) in the 9, 9 coordinate.

6)  Nkrumah so far achieved the status of eager beaver in terms of his ultra-patriotic stand for the welfare of Ghanaians.

7)  One eager beaver raised his hand and said, " The point is that no matter how full ...

8)  One must not be a brash, eager beaver. From zero exercise to lifting 50 pound weights can cause your muscle to tear.

9)  I heard one of the eager beaver economists explain how the checklist evaluation would work.

10)  Ever the eager beaver I said that I would happily help out if they were stuck.

11)  Just talking about lists is getting me eager beaver! I'm off to build mine.

12)  I Milly Burton an aficionado of the internet, became an 'eager beaver' when I was offered this opportunity.

13)  I'm an eager beaver and a product addict, I will admit it. However that testing and experimentation ...

14)  Being early or on time will earn you the reputation of being an eager beaver.

15)  The discussion took a critical turn, when the eager beaver students asked the mentor to tell them precisely the main key to success.

16)  ... you want that job. That is your main objective. You are a eager beaver on that day, albeit nervous too.

17)  ... say I'm the first but I was definitely one of the first few eager beaver to have stepped into the newly opened Victoria's Secrets store in Singapore.

18)  Finally, if you aren't feeling really bold, and some eager beaver snipes a seat that was clearly yours, a fair amount of ...

19)  If you're an eager beaver this summer, do some community service or help out around your dad's office ...

20)  Too bad some eager beaver from a worthless "think tank" spilled the beans recently when calling for ...