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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She bustles around the house easily as "The Price is Right'' blares from an unseen television in another room.
Gary Wilmot bustles around as Nurse Crumble and sets off straight away with farting manoeuvres which may make some people laugh but equally may cause the judicious to grieve.
You would never think from the way that Sandra bustles around that she is worth millions - but that's the sort of person she is.
But as Kaju bustles around Delhi, she slowly discovers that her birth parents did not die from an epidemic as she's always been told.
ROSCOMMON; A good crowd bustles around the parade ring - one of the better features at Roscommon CAROLINE NORRIS
Assistant Manager Mark Nelson bustles around the dining room, chatting with employees, making sure that customers are satisfied.
Her farmer husband bustles around, fired with fresh vigor and speed, Busy non-stop, turning over the furrows, and getting weeds rooted out.