[Idiom] to be occupied in doing sth

MichaelS1

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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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They could be occupied with their tasks, but it's more economical to say they're busy​ with them.
 
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