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busy as a beaver
I am slammed with over work.
a morning bird
That means the bird always wakes up early in the morning to find its meal.
a little knowledge is a dangerous thing
The proverb 'A little knowledge is a dangerous thing' expresses the idea that a small amount of knowledge can mislead people into thinking that they are more expert than they really are, which can lead to mistakes being made.