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In The Meantime ( until it happens; while you are waiting; the time before thing ... )

"In The Meantime"

In the meantime is the time spent until some specific thing happens.

Example: "You can start working full-time as soon as you get your license. In the meantime, you are welcome to start training."

When you are waiting for one thing to happen, the meantime is the time spent before that thing happens.

Example: "It is 9AM now and they open at 10. What would you like to do in the meantime?"

Example: "I got here early, so I've been reading this book in the meantime."

In The Heat Of The Moment

In The Middle Of Nowhere

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