Occupied, reserved (e.g. seat in restaurant), busy (in the case of placing a phone call)
I was too occupied to switch on the fog light.
Próbáltalak hívni, de foglalt voltál.
I tried to call you but you were busy.
[Tried-you-I call, but busy were-you.]
Este hatra foglaltam magunknak asztalt.
I reserved us a table for 6 pm.
[Evening sex-on reserved us-for table(acc.).]
Minden hely foglalt volt a buszon.
All seats were occupied on the bus.
[Every place occupied was the bus-on.]
szabad – free
foglal – to make a reservation, to occupy
fog – to hold (but also: tooth & future tense, similar to English “will”)
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