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  1. Newbie
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      • Native Language:
      • German
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      • Austria
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      • Austria

    • Join Date: Apr 2017
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    #1

    Smile to be occupied in doing sth

    Good evening everyone,

    Is it possible to say: "It seems as if the children are really occupied in doing their tasks?" [orally, as part of a picture description]


    Thank you for your help!

    Michael

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    Interested in Language
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      • Native Language:
      • American English
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      • United States
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    • Join Date: Dec 2015
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    #2

    Re: to be occupied in doing sth

    They could be occupied with their tasks, but it's more economical to say they're busy​ with them.
    I am not a teacher.

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