Busy in Spanish | English to Spanish Translation and Dictionary
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busy
[ˈbɪzɪ]
adjective
1. ocupado(a) (person) ; ajetreado(a) (day, week)
  • to be busy estar ocupado(a); (person) ser ajetreado(a) (day, week)
  • to be busy doing something estar haciendo algo
  • the train was very busy el tren iba muy lleno
  • a busy road una carretera con mucho tráfico
2. ocupado(a) (telephone line) (Estados Unidos)
  • the line is busy (el teléfono) da ocupado , (el teléfono) está comunicando (español de España)
transitive verb
también:
  • to busy oneself with something entretenerse 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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