Examples of preoccupy in a Sentence
The question of life after death has preoccupied many philosophers.
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With an individual component subsumed within a team framework, Schmitt has been preoccupied the first Saturday in November her entire career at Naperville North.
While his party's latest health care bill is on its last gangrenous leg, Donald Trump is more preoccupied with working through some hurt feelings.
The week leading up to the Dallas Cowboys’ season opener Sunday night against the New York Giants has, unfortunately, been preoccupied with Ezekiel Elliott’s suspension.
But at the moment fashion seems to be preoccupied with its shifting perceptions of itself.
Just look at those stars whisking through NHL headquarters for the annual player media tour, far too busy to check out the Stanley Cup display, preoccupied instead with getting up there themselves.
Burns was preoccupied with his mother's illness
Studios are preoccupied with finding ways to both tell untold superhero stories and revamp classic tales for modern audiences.
But designers are preoccupied with what should be done.
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Origin and Etymology of preoccupy
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