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The government is keen to avoid further conflict with the unions.
We are very keen to encourage more local employers to work with us.
The captain wasn’t keen on having him in the team.
Of course I’m keen for him to be successful.
His business training was combined with a keen sense of duty.
a keen awareness of the importance of IT to industry
Mr Lindsay always took a keen interest in his pupils’ achievements.
Vultures are known for their extremely keen eyesight.
I have a very keen sense of smell.
He seems pretty keen on her.
I’m telling you, she’s dead keen on you.
All the kids are keen on swimming.
He’s also very keen on modern painters.
I was mad keen on horses then.
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