♦♦1) ADV: ADV with cl Meanwhile means while a particular thing is happening.
Brush the aubergines with oil, add salt and pepper, and bake till soft. Meanwhile, heat the remaining oil in a heavy pan...
Kate turned to beckon Peter across from the car, but Bill waved him back, meanwhile pushing Kate inside.2) ADV: ADV with cl Meanwhile means in the period of time between two events.
You needn't worry; I'll be ready to greet them. Meanwhile I'm off to discuss the Fowler's party with Felix.Syn:in the meantime●PHRASE: PHR with cl In the meanwhile means the same as meanwhile.
`I can very easily explain my dealings with them.' - `I am sure you can, sir. But in the meanwhile I must ask you to come with me.'3) ADV: ADV with cl You use meanwhile to introduce a different aspect of a particular situation, especially one that is completely opposite to the one previously mentioned.
Personally, he had always found his wife's mother a bit annoying. The mother-daughter relationship, meanwhile, was close, and he understandably felt like an outsider.
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