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a fat cat
someone who has a lot of wealth, used negatively
- The fat cats of the financial sector are not interested in financial regulation.
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an eager beaver
someone who is enthusiastic
- Debbie is an eager beaver today; she was at her desk by 8am, working on the project.
cat among the pigeons
to cause trouble by doing something controversial
- These impending pay cuts will set the cat among the pigeons!
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