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Words nearby busywork
Example sentences from the Web for busywork
Sadly, its most notable achievement is to add layers of red tape and busywork to our already bureaucracy-heavy prison system.
But repeated tests create a uniform sort of busywork, which can turn quickly into malaise.How Space Agencies Are Preparing for a Mission to Mars|Josh Dzieza|February 12, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Idioms and Phrases with busywork
Activity meant to take up time but not actually be productive. For example, We have to put in an eight-hour day, even if we do nothing but busy work. [c. 1840]