strong as an ox (horse)
wise as an owl
an eager beaver
busy as a bee
horse sense – common sense, to be sensible
gentle as a lamb
innocent as a lamb
the cat’s meow – something good, wonderful
the bee’s knees – something good, wonderful
the cat’s pajamas – something good, wonderful
cute as a bug’s ear
an early bird – Someone who gets to work early. The full saying is a proverb: “the early bird gets the worm”
talk turkey - to negotiate seriously, offering something of value. Turkey is good to eat, and enough food for a whole family. If you are offering someone a turkey, then, or something like a turkey, you are making a serious offer.
Early bird getting worm.