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Engaged in or prepared to engage in.‘I am not in the business of making accusations’
- ‘We all are in the business of food production and food preparation for the long term.’
- ‘They're in the business of managing the media and they get all the information they can.’
- ‘They are not in the business of plundering the past, they are in the business of rescuing large lumps of history from the wrecking ball.’
- ‘We're in the business of consciously and unconsciously changing our memories everyday.’
- ‘If you're in the business of building software, user dissatisfaction quite simply equates to reduced sales.’
- ‘So much so that he is now engaged in the business of giving a few lessons to those in the Capital ready to explore the world of wines.’
- ‘Such words provide comfort to those in the business of hiding money for wealthy clients.’
- ‘As far as I'm concerned we shouldn't be in the business of further feeding what are already pretty plump cats.’
- ‘We believe that the courts should be in the business of interpreting the law, not making it.’
- ‘Who knows more about the business of being an entrepreneur than those in the business of farming?’
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