as busy as a bee

Definition

As busy as a bee’ is an idiom used to describe someone who is very active and busy with their work or tasks.

Examples

She has been as busy as a bee since she got her new job.

He has been as busy as a bee in getting ready for the competition.

My mom has been as busy as a bee lately with all the house chores.

My brother has been as busy as a bee since he started his new business.

The team has been as busy as a bee in preparing the presentation.

Origin

The phrase ‘as busy as a bee’ has been in use since the late 18th century. It is believed to have originated from the observation of how busy bees are with their tasks in a hive.

FAQs

Q1

What does ‘as busy as a bee’ mean?

A1

‘As busy as a bee’ is an idiom used to describe someone who is very active and busy with their work or tasks.