I am / was busy + (verb-ing)
When you are busy you have much to do. The structure I was busy is followed by an –ing form. It is used to talk about activities that keep you occupied.
- I’m busy working.
- She’s busy getting ready for work.
- She’s busy cooking dinner.
- I’m busy cleaning the house.
- She’s busy studying for the test.
- I was busy cooking when the guests arrived.
Instead of an –ing form, we can use with + noun after I’m busy.
- I’m busy with my studies.
- I’m busy with work.
- She’s busy with her kids.
- She is busy with her projects.