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eager beaver

noun [C] uk   informal us  
a person who is willing to work very hard
Translations of “eager beaver”
in Chinese (Traditional) 工作特別賣力的人, 對工作極有熱忱的人…
in Chinese (Simplified) 干活特别卖力的人, 对工作极有热忱的人…
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