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  • Cedric the Entertainer, played a too-eager date in a 2001 Bud Light ad.

    Where are the stars of past Super Bowl ads now?

  • This too-eager diagnosis, though, is redeemed by the book's otherwise discerning treatment of Brontë's life and strivings, from the horror of her early education to the savage triumph of "Wuthering Heights," published only a year before Brontë's death from tuberculosis at 30.

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  • All the fluttery sucking up and covering up is similar to the too-eager suitor.

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  • Craig's peculiar pantomime with his hands and feet, though laughable, is not illegal and good thing for him that his coitus was interrupted by a too-eager cop wanting to score another statistic.

    Can Larry Craig be Found Guilty in the Court of Public Opinion

  • In Marsha Hunt we have one of the funniest Mary Bennetts on screen, with her broad, almost campy playing of the unattractive and dull sister, particularly in her too-eager reaction when her mother admonishes her to smile at a party.

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  • With the slightly too-eager encouragement of our server, we ordered two appetizers the carpaccio di manzo and the funghi assoluti pictured above, in the top row.

    REVIEW: Terroni Restaurant (Hollywood, CA)

  • The cross was Dylan's to bear, he knew, because his own brain boiled with pedantry, with too-eager trivia ready to burst loose at any moment.

    I am not sure

  • Paula opens her eyes again, half expecting to see her daughter as a little girl, a baby really, with that expressive face, back when too-eager, too-intense was appropriate.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

  • He has noteworthy control of curve balls of various speeds, and is a master at brushing back the too-eager batsman.

    The Neyer/James Guide To Pitchers

  • Such barrels as were still whole were so foul that the too-eager Arabs burst them on the first trial.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

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