Start working, become active, as in Stop dawdling; get busy, or We'd better get busy on this paper. [c. 1900] Also see get a move on; get going; get on the stick.
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Bush busy engaging constituents on both sides of the same-sex marriage debate ahead of the 2004 presidential election.
In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?
At some point during his busy schedule, Israel found the time to write a book, titled The Global War on Morris.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If the world is going to end, why are evangelicals so busy trying to save it?
He said it was okay, that he had been busy too… busy fighting serious intestinal problems.The Story Behind Lee Marvin’s Liberty Valance Smile|Robert Ward|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
It will be a busy session; and I want to see if I can't become a useful public man.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
In cases in which no attempt is made to ignore the accusation, the small wits are wont to be busy discovering exculpations.Children's Ways|James Sully
And since he was too busy catching angleworms for himself to help her and her husband, she wished he would keep out of sight.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
People are busy ballooning or driving; shooting like stars along railroads; or migrating like swallows or wild-geese.