What is the Meaning of the Idiom
to be AS BUSY AS A BEE?
for English Language Learners (ELL) – those learning to speak English as a Second Language (ESL), or English as an Additional Language (EAL)
to be very busy; to be occupied with many tasks
Often this means you have produced something tangible (i.e., something that is visible, physical).
1. Look at you, Grandma! You’ve been as busy as a bee this morning! You baked cookies, and cupcakes, and a cake!
2. Julie has been as busy as a bee getting her things ready for kindergarten.