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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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When we think of the writing lives of iconic female authors Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte, we imagine them going it alone, Austen at her tiny table, her sister and mother bustling around her, and Bronte stuck in her father's spare parsonage, with siblings for company.
Today, Olia, who trained at the famous Leiths cookery school and was a chef-departi at Ottolenghi, is bustling around the kitchen of her East-London flat, remembering growing up in the ex-Soviet Union, where ingredients could be really quite scarce at times.
Today, Olia, who trained at the famous Leiths cookery school and was a chef-de-parti at Ottolenghi, is bustling around the kitchen of her East-London flat, pickling huge, shiny unripe tomatoes, but, she says, no tomatoes can compare to the ones you get at markets in the Ukraine and Georgia.
Mary, bustling around the kitchen, is helped by three assistants - Flora, a Filipina friend of her mother, and two fellow English chefs, Max and Connor, who met Mary while working at L'Autre Pied, one of Marylebone's most upscale restaurants.
A typical Wednesday evening in Lajpat Nagar's Central Market at this time of the year usually comprises shoppers bustling around.
WICHITA -- Right before our post-lunch interview, Charolett Knapic, the owner of Beautiful Day Cafe, was bustling around clearing and wiping down tables.
Since holiday shoppers are bustling around searching for the perfect gifts, you'll want to make sure they know that where they spend their money this season can have a dramatic impact on their communities.
The rats were reportedly seen bustling around inches away from the sleeping housemates.
There are too many unnecessary characters,specially in the first-half bustling around in clumsily staged ramp shows, awards functions and filmy parties claiming our attention.
I should have been full of excitement, bustling around, but I just kept plodding along feeling calm.
While I am lying in bed feeling hard done by, I can hear the sounds of my sister bustling around the house and yard as she goes about her early morning chores.
I've done my bit towards it in the past, but I find that after the first 90 years you're not expected to do much bustling around.
In one particular Wawa store of intermediate age, the coffee area literally sparkled, and I complimented an 80-something woman who I'd seen bustling around shining already clean counters on each of my visits.