Unit 46 Being busy.txt

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Unit 46 Being busy.txt
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Phrasal Verbs In Use Unit 46
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  1. be so busy that you are unable to speak to or to see anyone else or go anywhere
    be tied up
  2. have so much to do that you have problems dealing with it (...)
    be snowed under
  3. become more and more (about sth unpleasant - work, bills or debts)
    pile up
  4. do something you did not have time to do earlier
    catch up with
  5. start to do sth different from what you usually do
    branch out
  6. spend time working in order to produce sth
    work on
  7. try hard to achieve
    work towards
  8. continue working hard at sth difficult even though it is hard or takes a long time
    keep at
  9. continue working hard at sth difficult even though it is hard or takes a long time (another verb)
    stick at
  10. develop in a satisfactory way
    move along
  11. manage to see someone or to do sth when you are very busy and do not have much time available
    squeeze in
  12. avoid doing sth that other people think you should do, often in a dishonest way
    wriggle out of
  13. ask people to do sth that they said they would do but haven't done yet
    chase up
  14. work very hard with a little or no rest
    slave away

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