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.
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.
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.
The midwife, my mother, and my aunt assuredly bustled around the apartment as I sat helplessly on the couch eating some crackers I found in the kitchen.
You've hustled and bustled around your financial situation in the last six weeks or so, look back to then and assess how much progress you have made.
This brings tears to my eyes," said farmer Steve Ogden, as about 20 people bustled around a protest camp being set up in a field opposite Site 41, the new dumpsite's main gate.
They bustled around the paddock with parents showing their children the parading horses and discussing the possibilities to come.
During a few days of shooting on high-definition video at Chatsworth's Gigapix Studios (whose president is former ``Simpsons'' executive producer David Pritchard), Takei, Whitney and about 75 other costumed actors, crew and technicians bustled around full-scale mock-ups of the Excelsior bridge and Sulu's personal quarters.