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having a lot of things to do
very involved in the work of an organization or with a particular activity
if someone is tied up, they are very busy
feeling that you must do things in a hurry
if you are loaded down with responsibilities, problems, or work, you have more than you can deal with
if you are knee-deep in work or problems, you have a lot of work or problems
doing something in a fast busy way
a busy time is when you have a lot of things to do
… a language for human communication which has been invented and has not developed naturally
money, food, or clothes given to poor people
spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles
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