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gung-ho

Exceptionally enthusiastic, eager, or zealous, sometimes overly so. There are plenty of pitfalls that gung-ho entrepreneurs don't stop to consider. I was all gung-ho about this graduate program when I first began, but I must admit that I've grown sick and tired of these boring lectures.

gung ho

Inf. enthusiastically in favor of something. Bobby is really gung ho on his plan to start his own company.
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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
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Coffin on Cake's co-founder and managing director Dean Bennett added: "There's an obvious synergy between Coffin on Cake and Gung Ho and our partnership will create a formidable proposition in the market.
The gung ho boss called him to his office and told him calmly, courteously, but with a tone of firmness: Joe, your coming in late at our meetings is distractive and disrespectful to those who come on time.
My boss' style was contagious and we all adopted his gung ho style of management.
The Gung Ho battle cry adopted by the ASDA teams is: "Don't stop.
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Gung Ho will be promoting the sponsorship for the US sports brand across social media and experiential activity at the festival.
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.
This comes after Gung Ho, which was previously known as S&X before a rebrand last year, expanded into larger offices on Newhall Street.
Directly translated from the Mandarin for 'Work Together', the agency claims GUNG HO is designed to reflect its 'reputation for creativity and collaboration, driving its integrated offer'.
Recently, I read the book, Gung Ho, by Ken Blanchard.
Only this time, it's laced with both convincingly conveyed neurosis and a rather lovely, humanistic appreciation of even the most caricatured participants, like gung ho Coach Bob and Maggie's weirdo best friend, played by Joan Cusack.
Six years ago, Garner wasn't so gung ho about managing.
Mandy informed us the other day that he was gung ho about proceeding with the project in a limited form.