busy
adjective
1. (occupied) 
a. ocupado 
She is very busy working three jobs. Ella está muy ocupada trabajando tres trabajos.
b. ajetreado 
This has been such a busy day! I just want to sit back and unwind.¡Ha sido un día tan ajetreado! Solo quiero sentarme y relajarme.
2. (crowded) 
The market is always very busy on Saturdays.El mercado siempre está concurrido los sábados.
b. lleno 
The store was so busy that I couldn't see the exit. La tienda estaba tan llena que no pude ver la salida.
3. (in use) (United States) 
a. ocupado 
I tried to reach you on the phone, but your line was busy.Intenté llamarte, pero la línea estaba ocupada.
transitive verb
4. (to keep occupied) 
I'm generally very social and I like to busy myself with shared activities.Normalmente soy muy sociable y me gusta mantenerme ocupado con actividades en grupo.
busy
adjective
1. (person) 
a. ocupado(a) 
2. (day, week) 
a. ajetreado(a) 
to be busyestar ocupado(a)
to be busy doing somethingestar haciendo algo
the train was very busyel tren iba muy lleno
a busy roaduna carretera con mucho tráfico
3. (telephone line) (United States) 
a. ocupado(a) 
the line is busy(el teléfono) da ocupado (el teléfono) está comunicando
transitive verb
4. (general) 
to busy oneself with somethingentretenerse con algo
busy [ˈbɪzɪ]
adjective
busier (comparative)busiest (superlative)
1 [+person] ocupado
are you busy? ¿está ocupado?; he's a busy man es un hombre muy ocupado; to be busy doing sth estar ocupado haciendo algo; she's busy studying/cooking está ocupada estudiando/cocinando; to be busy at or on or with estar ocupado en or con; he's busy at his work está ocupado en su trabajo; to get busy empezar a trabajar; (hurry) menearse; darse prisa; let's get busy ¡a trabajar!; to keep busy mantenerse ocupado; to keep sb busy ocupar a algn
as busy as a bee ocupadísimo; atareadísimo
2 [+day, time] activo; ajetreado
the busiest season is the autumn la época de mayor actividad es el otoño
3 [+place, town] concurrido; [+scene] animado; lleno de movimiento
4 [+telephone, line] comunicando; ocupado
transitive verb
to busy o.s. with/doing sth ocuparse con/en hacer algo
modifier
Busy Lizzie (n) (Bot) alegría (f) de la casa
busy signal (n) especially (US) (Telec) señal (f) de comunicando; tono (m) (de) ocupado
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