hustle and bustle

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hustle and bustle

Busy and frenetic activity or excitement. I love living among the hustle and bustle of the city. I avoid the hustle and bustle of malls and shopping centers whenever I can.
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hustle and bustle

Fig. confusion and business. I can't stand the hustle and bustle of big cities. There is a lot of hustle and bustle in this office at the end of the fiscal year.
See also: and, bustle, hustle

ˌhustle and ˈbustle

busy and excited activity: I can’t concentrate on my work with all this hustle and bustle going on around me.I’ve always loved the hustle and bustle of big cities.
See also: and, bustle, hustle
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The hustle and bustle of Midtown is no longer sought out by many of these service companies.
ISLAMABAD, January 10, 2010 (Balochistan Times ): The intense wave of dense haze is still persisting all across Punjab including the provincial capital Lahore, surging the intensity of winter weather besides, adversely affecting traffic hustle and bustle, Geo news reported Sunday.
Through the hustle and bustle of last minute shopping and not forgetting to defrost the turkey, spend just one minute thinking of what else you could be doing.
This picture recalls the days of the hustle and bustle of Newcastle Quayside and the River Tyne.
Roger Herrington, general manager of West Midlands Waterways, said: "Cycling is a great way to get away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and enjoy the waterways."
Visitors seem to love the opportunity to get out into the fresh air after all the hustle and bustle leading up to Christmas."
I haven't, but when I do join the hustle and bustle, I'll remind myself of a New Year's gift I got several years ago.
Designed by artist Trudi Entwistle, IncLINE features wedges of steel overlaid with turf in what the designer describes as "a green sanctuary and temporary retreat from the hustle and bustle of city centre life".
Jonathon Butt, of off licence chain Threshers which conducted the research, said: ``Wanting to escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and spend quality time with loved ones is a welcome change in trends.
FAR away from the ringing of tills and the hustle and bustle of shopping, a simpler form of Christmas will be celebrated in a Welsh manger next week.
An island hideaway close to London but a million miles away from its hustle and bustle has gone on the market for pounds 6 million.
But the 68-year-old painter from Whickham is simply trying to capture the hustle and bustle of city life on paper.
To devote a seventh of our time each week to restoration and reflection would surely be more beneficial than multiplying the chaotic hustle and bustle of the rest of the week
But women do not seem to mind - 41 per cent said they were not put off by the hustle and bustle of the high street and 37 per actually enjoyed it.