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The parents of young children are always busy.
a busy doctor
He is an extremely busy man.
Irina and Marcus were busy with preparations for their wedding.
I’m too busy to help you with your homework now.
It’s been a very busy day.
Thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to talk to us.
a busy waiting room
We’re all busy buying presents for Christmas.
I was so busy worrying about Julie that I didn’t even think about Jake.
We have enough work here to keep us busy for weeks.
You keep them busy while I call the police.
I try to keep myself busy as much as possible.
I tried to tell you, but you were always too busy talking to listen.
This is the American English definition of busy. View British English definition of busy.