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Men's magazines are less preoccupied with male sexual attractiveness, and a man who is unusually interested in his own dress and appearance is apt to arouse suspicion, both among men and among women.
Журналы для мужчин меньше заботятся о сексуальной привлекательности мужчин, а мужчина, проявляющий повышенный интерес к своей внешности и одежде, скорее всего вызовет подозрение как у мужчин, так и у женщин.
Dawkins, Richard / The Selfish GeneДокинз, Ричард / Эгоистичный ген
Эгоистичный ген
Докинз, Ричард
The Selfish Gene
Dawkins, Richard
© Richard Dawkins 1989
She disengaged herself from him and went out of the room with a grave, preoccupied expression.
Она отстранилась от него и вышла из комнаты, серьезно озабоченная.
Wells, Herbert George / Ann VeronicaУэллс, Герберт / Анна-Вероника
Уэллс, Герберт
© Издательство "Правда", 1964
Ann Veronica
Wells, Herbert George
© the Literary Executors of the Estate of H. G. Wells
Thus, Hu’s Communist Youth League faction is preoccupied with advancing the careers of professional party functionaries who are specialists in areas including ideology, organization, and propaganda.
Таким образом, группировка Коммунистической Лиги Молодёжи Ху Цзиньтао озабочена продвижением карьер профессиональных партийных функционеров, являющихся специалистами в таких областях, как идеология, организация и пропаганда.
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011
© Project Syndicate 1995 – 2011
He was preoccupied and seemed absent-minded; he only came in for a minute, and was in a great hurry to get away.
Он был озабочен и как будто рассеян; зашел он только на минутку и очень куда-то торопился.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The Insulted and InjuredДостоевский, Фёдор / Униженные и оскорблённые
Униженные и оскорблённые
Достоевский, Фёдор
© "Государственное издательство художественной литературы", 1955
The Insulted and Injured
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
"Sit down, sit down," he said with a preoccupied and anxious air, "I've come round to you in a hurry, I've something to say to you but what's the matter?
- Садись-ка, садись, - продолжал он с озабоченным и хлопотливым видом, - вот спешил к тебе, дело есть; да что с тобой?
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The Insulted and InjuredДостоевский, Фёдор / Униженные и оскорблённые
Униженные и оскорблённые
Достоевский, Фёдор
© "Государственное издательство художественной литературы", 1955
The Insulted and Injured
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
"Comrade!" the preoccupied and hurrying Longjohn roared furiously, trying to race past Korotkov. "Can't you see, I'm busy.
- Товарищ! - звякнул бешено стремящийся и озабоченный Кальсонер, сметая Короткова в беге, - вы же видите, я занят?
Bulgakov, Michail / DiaboliadБулгаков, Михаил / Дьяволиада
Булгаков, Михаил
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1988
Bulgakov, Michail
© English translation Raduga Publishers 1990
Hazel was preoccupied thereafter as Buster, with the chess board in front of him, was intentionally hurrying the moves, whereas Hazel was kept busy visualising the board.
Хейзел пришлось сосредоточиться - Вундер, сидя у доски, торопил ее с ходами, а ей нужно было все время представлять себе доску.
Heinlein, Robert / The Rolling StonesХайнлайн, Роберт / Космическое семейство Стоун
Космическое семейство Стоун
Хайнлайн, Роберт
© 1952 by Robert A. Heinlein
© Перевод. Н. Виленская, 2003
The Rolling Stones
Heinlein, Robert
© 1952 by Robert A. Heinlein
Even Rogojin entered rather cautiously at the head of his troop; but he was evidently preoccupied. He appeared to be gloomy and morose, and had clearly come with some end in view.
Даже и Рогожин ступал осторожно во главе толпы, но у него было какое-то намерение, и он казался мрачно и раздраженно-озабоченным.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
Lizabetha Prokofievna had liked it also, but was too preoccupied to take much notice.
Лизавета Прокофьевна тоже была этим довольна, но вообще она казалась как-то уж слишком озабоченною.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
As he stepped away, he studied Arutha, who was obviously preoccupied.
Он отошел в сторонку и присмотрелся к Аруте, который был явно чем-то озабочен.
Feist, Raymond / SilverthornФэйст, Раймонд / Долина Тьмы
Долина Тьмы
Фэйст, Раймонд
Feist, Raymond
© 1985 by Raymond Elias Feist
“He was preoccupied with matters of even greater moment.
— Его величество был занят делами еще большей важности.
DeChancie, John / Castle KidnappedДе Ченси, Джон / Замок похищенный
Замок похищенный
Де Ченси, Джон
Castle Kidnapped
DeChancie, John
© 1989 by John DeChancie
"It is that I am very preoccupied with my work."
— Это потому, что я много думаю о своей работе.
Hemingway, Ernest / For Whom The Bell TollsХемингуэй, Эрнест / По ком звонит колокол
По ком звонит колокол
Хемингуэй, Эрнест
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1984
For Whom The Bell Tolls
Hemingway, Ernest
© 1940, by Ernest Hemingway
The servant left the room. Vera was about to follow her, but returned and approached the prince with a preoccupied air.
Служанка вышла; Вера отправилась было за ней, но воротилась и озабоченно подошла к князю.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / IdiotДостоевский, Фёдор / Идиот
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1971
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2004 by Fine Creative Media, Inc.
"Very pleased," replied Poltoratsky, not quite understanding what Vorontsov was saying to him and preoccupied only by the thought that he would in a minute be pressing Marya Vasilevna's hand.
- Очень рад, - сказал Полторацкий, хорошенько не понимая того, что ему говорил Воронцов, и озабоченный только тем, как он сейчас пожмет большую белую руку Марьи Васильевны.
Tolstoy, Leo / Hadji MuradТолстой, Л.Н. / Хаджи-Мурат
Толстой, Л.Н.
Hadji Murad
Tolstoy, Leo
After a little rambling talk, the lawyer led up to the subject which so disagreeably preoccupied his mind.
Несколько минут они беседовали о том о сем, а затем нотариус перевел разговор на предмет, столь его тревоживший.
Stevenson, Robert Louis / The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. HydeСтивенсон, Роберт Луис / Странная история доктора Джекила и мистера Хайда
Странная история доктора Джекила и мистера Хайда
Стивенсон, Роберт Луис
© Издательство "Правда", 1967
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Stevenson, Robert Louis
© 2008 Waldman Publishing Corp.

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Present Participle (Participle I)preoccupying
Past Participle (Participle II)preoccupied
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I preoccupywe preoccupy
you preoccupyyou preoccupy
he/she/it preoccupiesthey preoccupy
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am preoccupyingwe are preoccupying
you are preoccupyingyou are preoccupying
he/she/it is preoccupyingthey are preoccupying
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have preoccupiedwe have preoccupied
you have preoccupiedyou have preoccupied
he/she/it has preoccupiedthey have preoccupied
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been preoccupyingwe have been preoccupying
you have been preoccupyingyou have been preoccupying
he/she/it has been preoccupyingthey have been preoccupying
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I preoccupiedwe preoccupied
you preoccupiedyou preoccupied
he/she/it preoccupiedthey preoccupied
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was preoccupyingwe were preoccupying
you were preoccupyingyou were preoccupying
he/she/it was preoccupyingthey were preoccupying
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had preoccupiedwe had preoccupied
you had preoccupiedyou had preoccupied
he/she/it had preoccupiedthey had preoccupied
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been preoccupyingwe had been preoccupying
you had been preoccupyingyou had been preoccupying
he/she/it had been preoccupyingthey had been preoccupying
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will preoccupywe shall/will preoccupy
you will preoccupyyou will preoccupy
he/she/it will preoccupythey will preoccupy
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be preoccupyingwe shall/will be preoccupying
you will be preoccupyingyou will be preoccupying
he/she/it will be preoccupyingthey will be preoccupying
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have preoccupiedwe shall/will have preoccupied
you will have preoccupiedyou will have preoccupied
he/she/it will have preoccupiedthey will have preoccupied
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been preoccupyingwe shall/will have been preoccupying
you will have been preoccupyingyou will have been preoccupying
he/she/it will have been preoccupyingthey will have been preoccupying
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would preoccupywe should/would preoccupy
you would preoccupyyou would preoccupy
he/she/it would preoccupythey would preoccupy
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be preoccupyingwe should/would be preoccupying
you would be preoccupyingyou would be preoccupying
he/she/it would be preoccupyingthey would be preoccupying
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have preoccupiedwe should/would have preoccupied
you would have preoccupiedyou would have preoccupied
he/she/it would have preoccupiedthey would have preoccupied
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been preoccupyingwe should/would have been preoccupying
you would have been preoccupyingyou would have been preoccupying
he/she/it would have been preoccupyingthey would have been preoccupying
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am preoccupiedwe are preoccupied
you are preoccupiedyou are preoccupied
he/she/it is preoccupiedthey are preoccupied
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being preoccupiedwe are being preoccupied
you are being preoccupiedyou are being preoccupied
he/she/it is being preoccupiedthey are being preoccupied
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been preoccupiedwe have been preoccupied
you have been preoccupiedyou have been preoccupied
he/she/it has been preoccupiedthey have been preoccupied
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was preoccupiedwe were preoccupied
you were preoccupiedyou were preoccupied
he/she/it was preoccupiedthey were preoccupied
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being preoccupiedwe were being preoccupied
you were being preoccupiedyou were being preoccupied
he/she/it was being preoccupiedthey were being preoccupied
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been preoccupiedwe had been preoccupied
you had been preoccupiedyou had been preoccupied
he/she/it had been preoccupiedthey had been preoccupied
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be preoccupiedwe shall/will be preoccupied
you will be preoccupiedyou will be preoccupied
he/she/it will be preoccupiedthey will be preoccupied
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been preoccupiedwe shall/will have been preoccupied
you will have been preoccupiedyou will have been preoccupied
he/she/it will have been preoccupiedthey will have been preoccupied