keep busy

This page is about the collocation keep busy

collocation pattern: verb + adjective


to have or find many things to do

For example

  • Running the company keeps me busy most days.

  • After he retired, Dad kept himself busy with all his hobbies.

Quick Quiz

Leo likes keeping busy, so he

a. finds lots of things to do

b. likes watching busy people

c. tells other people what to do

Contributor: Matt Errey