busy oneself with


busy oneself with
index occupy (engage), ply

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • busy — ► ADJECTIVE (busier, busiest) 1) having a great deal to do. 2) currently occupied with an activity. 3) excessively detailed or decorated. ► VERB (busies, busied) (busy oneself) …   English terms dictionary

  • 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

  • keeping busy — staying active, occupying oneself with various activities …   English contemporary dictionary

  • occupy oneself — {v. phr.} To make oneself busy with. * /Having retired from business, he now occupies himself with his stamp collection./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • occupy oneself — {v. phr.} To make oneself busy with. * /Having retired from business, he now occupies himself with his stamp collection./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • occupy\ oneself — v. phr. To make oneself busy with. Having retired from business, he now occupies himself with his stamp collection …   Словарь американских идиом

  • concern — v 1. relate to, pertain to, appertain to, have to do with, regard; refer to, apply to, mean, go for; affect, touch, bear on or upon, have bearing on, be relevant to, be of importance or interest to, interest; be connected with, be affiliated with …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • заниматься — ЗАНИМАТЬСЯ1, несов., чем. Познавать что л., серьезно изучая, исследуя какой л. вопрос, проблему, какие л. явления, факты и т. п. [impf. to be occupied (with), be engaged (in); to work (at, on); to study; to busy oneself (with); to devote oneself… …   Большой толковый словарь русских глаголов

  • occupy — I (engage) verb absorb, absorb the attention, absorb the mind, absorb the thoughts, address oneself to, amuse, apply oneself to, apply the attention to, apply the mind to, arrest the attention, attract the attention, attract the mind, attract the …   Law dictionary

  • go — 1. v., n., & adj. v. (3rd sing. present goes; past went; past part. gone) 1 intr. a start moving or be moving from one place or point in time to another; travel, proceed. b (foll. by to + infin., or and + verb) proceed in order to (went to find… …   Useful english dictionary

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