bustle around

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bustle around

To move quickly while trying to complete a task. Because her relatives are coming to visit, Annabelle is bustling around, cleaning the whole house and setting up all the guest rooms.
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bustle around

to move about very busily. The people were bustling around, trying to get things ready for the picnic. I wish you would stop bustling around.
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References in classic literature ?
She bustled around, looking after his clothing, thinking about heavy underwear, quite as Madame Ratignolle would have done under similar circumstances.
"Well," remarked the woman, as she bustled around the room and set the table and brought food from the cupboard, "you were unlucky to live all alone in that dismal forest, which is much worse than the forest around here; but perhaps your luck will change, now you are away from it.
She bustled around, opening a tin of breakfast bacon and preparing to fry it.
They are on loan from the production company behind the series created by and written by Sally Wainwright and include the sleek black dress and top hat worn by Suranne Jones' character Anne Lister as well as the puffy pink gown Sophie Rundle's Ann Walker often bustled around in the series, which has just finished its first run.
As residents bustled around Chicago on Tuesday, many of them shopping for last-minute goods before settling in at home for the worst of the weather, several areas where homeless people congregate had emptied, too.
The Lake County Fairgrounds in Grayslake was alive and frenzied Tuesday as people bustled around preparing for the opening of the fair on Wednesday.
Students chatted and greeted friends while teachers bustled around the courtyard calling out directions.
6 davis Bustled around as he always does and put in the best/only cross of the match.
"I couldn't spend this money any better way in the world,'' he said Monday while volunteers bustled around the small kitchen area in the community room.
The contributions from Simon Halsey's CBSO Chorus and Julian Wilkins' CBSO Youth Chorus were vibrant and effective (the kids especially charming as they bustled around), but best of all was the wonderful team of soloists, from the motley crew of waiters and supernumeraries right up to the stellar principals.
He was breaking a sweat Thursday night as he bustled around the Lile Moving and Storage warehouse in west Eugene, organizing crates of ducks and adding new barcodes to each tiny animal's yellow base.
The next morning, I sat staring at my shadow for half an hour as people bustled around me under the canopy of pink balls that provides the ceiling for the Gay Village during Pride.
Beram Kayal 6 Bustled around and should have won his team a penalty.
Sure, he gave the ball away a few times as the Swans midfield hustled and bustled around him.