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keep-busy

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  • keep busy — index occupy (engage) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Busy — Bus y (b[i^]z z[y^]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Busied} (b[i^]z z[i^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Busying}.] [AS. bysgian.] To make or keep busy; to employ; to engage or keep engaged; to occupy; as, to busy one s self with books. [1913 Webster] Be it thy… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • busy — [biz′ē] adj. busier, busiest [ME busi < OE bisig, occupied, diligent; akin to Du bezig: seen only in LowG & E] 1. occupied in some activity; at work; not idle 2. full of activity; characterized by much action or motion 3. a) in use at the… …   English World dictionary

  • keep one's nose to the grindstone — or[have one s nose to the grindstone] or[hold one s nose to the grindstone] {v. phr.}, {informal} To work hard all the time; keep busy with boring or tiresome work. * /Sarah keeps her nose to the grindstone and saves as much as possible to start… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's nose to the grindstone — or[have one s nose to the grindstone] or[hold one s nose to the grindstone] {v. phr.}, {informal} To work hard all the time; keep busy with boring or tiresome work. * /Sarah keeps her nose to the grindstone and saves as much as possible to start… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep\ one's\ nose\ to\ the\ grindstone — • keep one s nose to the grindstone • have one s nose to the grindstone • hold one s nose to the grindstone v. phr. informal To work hard all the time; keep busy with boring or tiresome work. Sarah keeps her nose to the grindstone and saves as… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • busy — /ˈbɪzi / (say bizee) adjective (busier, busiest) 1. actively and attentively engaged: busy with his work. 2. not at leisure; otherwise engaged. 3. full of or characterised by activity. 4. officious; meddlesome; prying. 5. Chiefly US → engaged… …   Australian English dictionary

  • busy — adj. VERBS ▪ be, look, seem ▪ become, get ▪ keep, remain, stay (esp. AmE) ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • busy — /biz ee/, adj., busier, busiest, v., busied, busying. adj. 1. actively and attentively engaged in work or a pastime: busy with her work. 2. not at leisure; otherwise engaged: He couldn t see any visitors because he was busy. 3. full of or… …   Universalium

  • busy — bus•y [[t]ˈbɪz i[/t]] adj. bus•i•er, bus•i•est, 1) actively and attentively engaged, esp. in work 2) not at leisure; otherwise engaged: He s busy and can t see you[/ex] 3) full of activity: a busy life[/ex] 4) tgp (of a telephone line) in use 5)… …   From formal English to slang

  • busy — 1. adjective /ˈbɪzi/ a) Doing a great deal; having a lot of things to do in the space of time given It has been a busy day. b) Engaged in another activity or by someone else. The director cannot see you now, hes busy. See Also: busy as a beaver,… …   Wiktionary


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