One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘a steady stream of clients kept her occupied until the middle of the afternoon’
busy, engaged, working, employed, at work, on the job, hard-pressed, active
absorbed, engrossed, interested, involved, focused on, immersed, preoccupied
informal tied up, hard at it, wrapped up, on the go, on the trot
British informal on the hop
2‘all the tables were occupied’
in use, full, engaged, taken, unavailable
3‘only two of the flats are occupied’
inhabited, lived-in, tenanted, settled
free, idle, vacant, empty
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