at it

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See also: ätit


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at it

  1. Occupied with a given activity; busy with something. [from 17th c.]
    • c. 1608, William Shakespeare, Coriolanus, First Folio 1623:
      Mart. Oh they are at it.
      Lart. Their noise be our instruction.
    • 1893, Edwin H Porter, The Fall River Tragedy:
      We were at it until three o'clock in the morning.
  2. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see at,‎ it.