Is there an expression to describe someone who is interested in a topic and then has the drive to actually put some efforts in learning that topic (someone who is not just superficially interested in something)?

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  • That is a dedicated person. That person could also be called a "go getter". – J. Taylor Feb 25 '17 at 22:27
  • They are often described as being driven – Jim Feb 25 '17 at 22:32
  • They could be described as motivated. – fixer1234 Feb 25 '17 at 22:46
  • Yeah, he's "a real go-getter". – Hot Licks Feb 25 '17 at 22:53
  • Enthusiastic perhaps – Chris M Feb 25 '17 at 23:53


  1. resolute; staunch; unwavering.

  2. decided; settled; resolved.

(Random House)


Enthusiast (noun) Cambridge Dictionary

A person who is very interested in and involved with a particular subject or activity.

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