- Be in earnest: the border is sealed by troops who mean businessMore example sentences
- When it came to books, Ms. Hensley meant business.
- Well, it didn't take long for us to realize they meant business, and they started clearing stuff up right away.
- He thought we were playing some sort of silly joke on him, but we meant business.
More definitions of mean businessDefinition of mean business in:
- The US English dictionary