hum with activity

hum with activity

Fig. [for a place] to be busy with activity. The kitchen hummed with activity as usual. Our main office was humming with activity during the busy season.
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I cannot believe my eyes when I look at the empty town, which used to hum with activity just until a few days ago," he said.
Less than a quarter mile south, more than 50 businesses hum with activity along a mile-long asphalt road snaking through the Bradley Business Park.
Four years later, his school's enrollment has increased to over 300 and the studios hum with activity as girls in color-coded leotards and pulled-back hair scamper to classes.
The Symphony Showhouse will hum with activity from September 17 to October 10 when a collection of room decors, antiques, art, outdoor rooms and gardens, fabulous parties, timely public seminars, a trendy shop and cozy cafe will provide the setting for a place to return to again and again
The southern reaches of the park, in particular, hum with activity on the weekends.