How to use preoccupy in a sentence

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Sentence Examples
It is not only the formal, but also the processual and transitory elements of human situations that preoccupy the dramaturgists.
But nothing seems to preoccupy them quite as much as the urge to settle accounts with the old government.
All of these, surely, must preoccupy the Prime Minister to the exclusion of almost everything else.
I talk about things that preoccupy me, but I've got nothing significant to add to the greater good.
Being with friends, entertaining and creating a luxurious setting all preoccupy you.
It looks like the rising number of minorities in the prison system is a chronic problem that will preoccupy us for a long time.
This reflects the fact the subjects other than food have tended to preoccupy classical scholars.
Our flight from rationality is evidenced in other panics which currently preoccupy us.
But these problems, the ones that preoccupy people in their daily lives, are to do with the fact that the transport system isn't good enough.
The might-have-beens preoccupy us as a random natural disaster never can.
How does this project fit into a larger view of your practice and some of the enduring issues that have driven your work and continue to preoccupy you?
Treatment is tailored to the specific concerns that preoccupy each person.
In place of phallocentrism, the narratives preoccupy us with the gynomania of brown Sello's Medusa.
Examples from Classical Literature
A wise woman would not have brought Irene Lauderdale down here, to preoccupy her.
He refers, for proof of his statements, mostly to English documents, and does not try to preoccupy your mind.
She expostulated earnestly with him on the folly of allowing money cares and ambitions to preoccupy him.
Other friends would come in and preoccupy her mind and heart.
To preoccupy this ground, therefore, seemed an important step.
We should not preoccupy the audience with our own personality.
And certainly he had enough to excite and preoccupy him just now.
We should forget our successes if they cause pride or preoccupy the mind.
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