Definition Line is busy

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Definition

the line is busy: the telephone number is occupied, engaged
idiom
I couldn't get through to you because your line was busy all day. Every time I called, it seemed you were speaking to someone else.

Examples

  • "I tried to call your office, but the line's been busy all day."

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