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oh vuh ree ger

  • s  excessively eager
    overeager in his pursuit of the girl

  • The news networks understand the tragic appeal of this story: These guys represent the worst in every overeager fan, every rabidly proud parent.
  • Last week, jockeying for the title "savior of the economy" seemed intense, with both the Democratic and Republican candidates flying into Washington and overeager negotiators .
  • True, Obama had to draw down his overeager demands from Israel.
News & Articles

  • Don't be a desperate job seeker
    Acting desperate has never been an attractive quality in dating relationships, and it's certainly not attractive to potential employers, either. For job seekers — especially new graduates who haven't yet secured a position — emotions can run high and turn usually calm, collected candidates into needy, overeager individuals. It is …
    June 11, 2013 - Tampa Bay Times

  • Steve Carell in amNewYork
    I wanted the character to be somebody who's very earnest, eager, maybe overeager,Carell said, "and a guy who's finally doing what he always wanted to do. If you've been preparing your whole life to do something and you finally get a chance...
  • Daniel Ellsberg in Salt Lake Tribune
    Ellsberg says he was among those who had knowledge of a dispatch from one of the ships' captains, suggesting that "freak weather effects . . . and an overeager sonarman" may have erroneously accounted for reports of North Vietnamese torpedoes in...
  • Miguel Estrada in CBS News
    I am ecstatic,Estrada said. "The Court has at long last placed significant limits on this abusive statute that has been misused by overeager prosecutors."

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