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busily

Pronunciation: /ˈbɪzəli; ˈbɪzɪli/

Translation of busily in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • they were all busily working todos trabajaban afanosamente she was busily writing her thank-you letters estaba muy ocupada escribiendo sus cartas de agradecimiento
    Example sentences
    • We begin this week on Outcast Island, where Dylan is busily spearing fish.
    • Seated in front of what had been the bar, Morgan was busily keying in on the computer.
    • Behind the Irish coach, the camera pans over familiar ex-players all contributing, rather than administrators busily filling in their expenses slips.

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