be absorbed in book


be absorbed in book
be taken in a book, engaged in reading a book

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • absorbed — UK [əbˈzɔː(r)bd] / US [əbˈsɔrbd] / US [əbˈzɔrbd] adjective so interested or involved in something that you do not notice anything else She seemed completely absorbed. absorbed in: Richard was totally absorbed in his book. See: self absorbed …   English dictionary

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