Thesaurus / busy
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When her son had his fill of piano lessons, Ellen Zavian began looking for some other activity to keep him busy.
HOW BREAK DANCING MADE THE LEAP FROM ’80S POP CULTURE TO THE OLYMPIC STAGERICK MAESEFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Sorry to all my work today but I am busy with this Gorilla Glue girl.
SHE USED GORILLA GLUE AS HAIRSPRAY. AFTER 15 WASHES AND A TRIP TO THE ER, IT STILL WON’T BUDGE.LATESHIA BEACHUMFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
We’re trying to recover from an administration that recklessly played down the pandemic and a Congress that’s perpetually in fight mode, too busy bickering to pass a relief bill that will fund a nationwide vaccine effort.
IT’S PRAGUE ON THE POTOMAC, AS WE WEARILY WAIT FOR A SHOT AT THE VACCINEPETULA DVORAKFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This collection of sauces, spices, and peppers will keep them busy for months.
FROM THE CUT: 33 VALENTINE’S DAY GIFTS FOR THE FOODIE IN YOUR LIFETHE CUT STAFFFEBRUARY 8, 2021EATER
We started seeing marine life return to once-busy waterways where they had not been seen before.
UNDERWATER NOISE POLLUTION IS DISRUPTING OCEAN LIFE—BUT WE CAN FIX ITARYN BAKERFEBRUARY 5, 2021TIME
The best smart toaster oven will offer users this functionality and might include smart home and voice control compatibility, which is ideal for hands-free cooking on busy mornings.
BEST TOASTER OVEN: SAVE COUNTER SPACE AND TIME WITH OUR TOASTER OVEN PICKSJULIAN CUBILLLOSFEBRUARY 5, 2021POPULAR SCIENCE
I chased assignments with a sort of desperation, knowing that keeping idle hands busy was my way out of trouble.
TRADITIONAL SCHOOL ISN’T ALWAYS THE WAY TO GO, AND I WISH MY PARENTS HAD SEEN THAT EARLIERKENNETH R. ROSENFEBRUARY 5, 2021WASHINGTON POST
WORDS RELATED TO BUSY
- carried away
- caught up in
- hung up
- wrapped up
- on edge
- shook up
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