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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
busy /'bizi/
  • tính từ
    • bận rộn, bận; có lắm việc
      • to be busy with (over) one's work: bận rộn với công việc của mình
    • náo nhiệt, đông đúc
      • a busy street: phố đông đúc náo nhiệt
    • đang bận, đang có người dùng (dây nói)
    • lăng xăng; hay dính vào việc của người khác
    • hay gây sự bất hoà
    • ngoại động từ
      • giao việc
        • I have busied him for the whole day: tôi đã giao việc cho nó làm cả ngày rồi
      • động từ phãn thân bận rộn với
        • to busy oneself with (about) something: bận rộn với cái gì
        • to busy onself doing something: bận rộn làm cái gì
    • danh từ
      • (từ lóng) cớm, mật thám
    Concise Dictionary
    +keep busy with
    +actively or fully engaged or occupied
    +overcrowded or cluttered with detail
    +intrusive in a meddling or offensive manner
    +crowded with or characterized by much activity
    +(of facilities such as telephones or lavatories) unavailable for use by anyone else or indicating unavailability; (`engaged' is a British term for a busy telephone line)

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    1 occupied, engaged, employed, involved:
    I can't talk to you now, I'm busy.
    2 working, industrious, active, diligent; bustling, hectic, lively, hustling, energetic:
    Are you very busy at the office these days? The diamond district is certainly a busy place.
    3 ornate, elaborate, detailed, complicated, complex, (over-)decorated, intricate, Baroque, Rococo:
    Some of the late Victorian architecture is far too busy for my taste.
    4 occupy, involve, employ, divert, absorb, engross:
    She has busied herself with charity work to get her mind off the tragedy.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    adjective, verb
    + adjective (busier, busiest)
    doing sth
    1 ~ (with sth/sb) having a lot to do; perhaps not free to do sth else because you are working on sth: Are you busy tonight? + Kate's busy with her homework. + I'm afraid the doctor is busy at the moment. Can he call you back? + I'll be too busy to come to the meeting. + The principal is a very busy woman. + She was always too busy to listen. + a very busy life
    2 ~ (doing sth) spending a lot of time on sth: James is busy practising for the school concert. + Let's get busy with the clearing up. + They were busy enjoying themselves at the party.
    3 full of people, activity, vehicles, etc: a busy main road + Victoria is one of London's busiest stations.
    period of time
    4 full of work and activity: Have you had a busy day? + This is one of the busiest times of the year for the department. + We had a busy weekend lined up.
    5 (especially AmE) being used
    Synonym: ENGAGED
    The line is busy-I'll try again later. + the busy signal
    pattern / design
    6 too full of small details: This wallpaper is too busy for the bedroom.
    busily adverb: He was busily engaged repairing his bike.
    Idioms: as busy as a bee very busy
    keep yourself busy to find enough things to do: Since she retired she's kept herself very busy.
    + verb (busies, busying, busied, busied) ~ yourself (with sth)
    ~ yourself (in / with) doing sth to fill your time doing an activity or a task: [VN -ing] While we talked, Bill busied himself fixing lunch. + [VN] She busied herself with the preparations for the party.
    Collocation Dictionary


    be, look, seem | become, get | keep, remain
    She needed to keep busy.
    | keep sb
    I've got enough work to keep you busy.


    awfully, extremely, really, terribly, very | exceptionally, particularly | desperately, frantically | a bit, fairly, pretty, quite, rather | constantly


    She was busy with her make-up.

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