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keep busy

verb as in employ

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Example Sentences

To me it just takes time and one way is to get out, to keep busy.

They were written out of a desire to be heard or healed, to become famous, or merely to keep busy.

There were not so many unable to gather their own wood that he could keep busy throughout the winter, and what then?

I only worked a few hours each day and didn't charge her anything for labor as I was doing it Just to keep busy.

But I don't know how I'll keep busy all the time, though I can help mother with the sewing.

The bruises of rebuffs and the wounds of injured vanity will heal quickly enough if you keep busy.

Keep busy if it is only raising chickens or gardening, or studying astronomy or botany.


On this page you'll find 126 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to keep busy, such as: apply, engage, exploit, handle, occupy, and operate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.