be as keen as mustard

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be as keen as mustard

To be very enthusiastic about something. Primarily heard in UK, Australia. These new kids are as keen as mustard to be in the choir, so we can definitely get them to clean up the choir room for us.
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Lee Woodyatt and Ryan Sugden are as keen as mustard to get into the action, so that gives me options,'' said Wright.
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