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gung ho

Inf. enthusiastically in favor of something. Bobby is really gung ho on his plan to start his own company.
See also: gung, ho

gung-ho

  (informal)
too eager to do something, often without thinking about the risks involved in a situation Our new salesman is rather gung-ho. I'm not sure I approve of my bank's gung-ho approach to lending. (American informal)

gung ho

Also, gung-ho. Extremely enthusiastic or dedicated, as in She was gung ho about her new job. This expression was introduced in 1942 as a training slogan for a U.S. Marine battalion, derived from what an American officer thought were Mandarin Chinese words for "work together." It was actually an abbreviation for the name of Chinese industrial cooperatives.
See also: gung, ho

gung-ho

(ˈgəŋˈho)
mod. zealous; enthusiastic. We’re really gung-ho about the possibilities of this product.
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Author affiliations: Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan (L.
Gung Ho managing director Paul Phedon said: "When tasked with emphasising the New Balance 'Made in UK' range during festival season, we immediately thought of working with Kendal Calling, which is located just a stone's throw away from the brand's UK factory in Flimby.
Tim Maxwell, severely wounded in October, 2004 when a mortar shell hit his tent and sent shrapnel into his head and body, currently produces and distributes Gung Ho
For Rulers on the Celestial Plain, that key text is the Gung thang dkar chag, the history of Tshal Gung thang 'Jog ri ba Ngag dbang bstan 'dzin 'phrin las rnam rgyal compiled at the end of 1782.
13, 2009 (CENS) -- Formosa Plastic Group, Taiwan's leading business conglomerate, plans to invest NT$5 billion in a land development project in conjunction with the A8 station, or the station of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, of the airport mass transit system, in Linkou, Taipei County, the first time for the group to engage in a major land development project.
of Leipzig, Germany) reproduces in Tibetan and English seven of the texts from a collection that was published recently in Llasa under the title dPal 'Bri gung bha' brgyud kyi chos mdzod che mo or Grand Dharma Trove of the Glorious 'Bri-gung bKa'-brgyud Tradition.
For my final column as president of this great association, I sincerely bring those Gung Ho greetings.
More commonly, however, she uses her skills and knowledge as an instructor in tai chi, chi gung, and yoga to help employees reduce accidents and injuries by improving their balance, concentration and flexibility.
Companies that I anticipated would have embraced it still have not, and mostly because some managers are really gung ho micromanagers.
It started gung ho, beyond our wildest imaginations.
CHINA: The improper use of hair color could cause an allergic reaction that may lead to hair loss, according to doctors at Taipei's Change Gung Memorial Hospital.
The Taiwanese researchers, led by ophthalmologist Ray Jui-Fang Tsai of Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taoyuan, report in the July 13 NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE that the visual acuity in five of their six patients has improved, corrected with eye-glasses, from an average of 20/112 to 20/45 after 15 months.
Langley had signed up with the navy at 18, knowing he was gay but being so gung ho to serve that giving up a private life seemed a small price to pay.
Plenty of folk had been poking fun at Asda this week for its decision to model its training on the American management bestseller Gung Ho.
It is directed by Clint Eastwood at his most gun-lovingly gung ho.