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synonyms for get busy

  • come through
  • get going
  • aid
  • attack
  • begin
  • buckle down
  • chip in
  • commence
  • contribute
  • contribute work
  • cooperate
  • do
  • do one's bit
  • fall to
  • get cracking
  • go to it
  • help
  • hop to it
  • join in
  • jump in
  • launch
  • lend a hand
  • participate
  • plunge into
  • set about
  • set to
  • subscribe
  • tackle
  • tee off
  • volunteer
  • wade in
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antonyms for get busy

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  • hinder
  • hurt
  • prevent
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How to use get busy in a sentence

I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
It will be a busy session; and I want to see if I can't become a useful public man.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
In cases in which no attempt is made to ignore the accusation, the small wits are wont to be busy discovering exculpations.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
And since he was too busy catching angleworms for himself to help her and her husband, she wished he would keep out of sight.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
People are busy ballooning or driving; shooting like stars along railroads; or migrating like swallows or wild-geese.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
From dawn to breakfast time all hands busy slinging shells—modern war sinews—piles of them—aboard.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
He heard no word of Martini's; he saw nothing of his busy arrangements for their flight.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
And as I know you are always so busy telling people how perfectly healthy they are, come next Sunday to tea at five.
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
Before I'd gone five miles the hoodoo that had been working overtime on my behalf got busy again.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Her feet crush creeping things: there is a busy ant or blazoned beetle, with its back broken, writhing in the dust, unseen.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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