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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Many of those who chose to stay here would also enjoy stable careers because local businesses would continue to hum with activity.
Meanwhile, the busiest facilities, Castel and MediaPro, continue to hum with activity, and the latter has now become the source of growing slates of original programming for TV, in particular skeins for Central European Media Enterprises, the five-country web launched in the region in the mid-'90s by Ron Lauder.
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 southern reaches of the park, in particular, hum with activity on the weekends.
As far as infrastructure goes, Portland's industrial shipyards along its rivers hum with activity.