meantime


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in the meantime

In the time before something else finishes or is supposed to happen. We need to wait for the movie to download. Let's get the popcorn ready in the meantime. We're working to make this right, but in the meantime, please accept this voucher for a free meal as an apology.
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in the meantime

the period of time between two things; the period of time between now and when something is supposed to happen. The movie starts at 6:00. In the meantime, let's eat dinner. My flight was at 8:00. In the meantime, I played solitaire.
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in the ˈmeantime/ˈmeanwhile

in the time between two things happening: In five minutes, there’s the news. In the meantime, here’s some music.The bus doesn’t leave until six o’clock. In the meantime we can go and have a coffee.I hope to go to medical school eventually. In the meanwhile, I’m going to study chemistry.
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Meantime, the Syrian army continued its military advances in other parts of Syria over past 24 hours.
"Refrain muna natin na pumunta doon, for the meantime, and concentrate on our municipal waters kasi 'yun nga ang pinangingisdaan natin," BFAR National Director Eduardo Gongona said in an interview on dzBB radio.
In the meantime, the electricity department realized the complainant's viewpoint correct and provided him relief.
In the meantime, the Israeli forces rushed into a mosque in Al-Eizariya, West Bank, destroying its doors and arresting three worshippers.
Following the rejection by the Commission on Appointments (CA) of Perfecto Yasay Jr's appointment as foreign affairs secretary, the Department of Foreign Affairs has assured the public it will continue its work and its frontline services, although rendered headless for the meantime.
Meantime, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif on Friday expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of lives as the roof of a mosque in Karachi collapsed.
20 April 2016 - UK-based brewer SABMiller (LON: SAB) has been informed by Belgian brewing company Anheuser-Busch InBev (Euronext: ABI) (NYSE: BUD) that has accepted the binding offer from from Japan's Asahi Group Holdings, Ltd to acquire SABMiller's Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime brands and their associated businesses in Italy, the Netherlands and the UK for EUR 2.55bn on a debt free/cash free basis, the company said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-April 20, 2016-Anheuser-Busch InBev Accepts Binding Asahi Offer for Peroni, Grolsch and Meantime Businesses
Japanese brewer Asahi, known for its Super Dry beer, will buy Peroni and Grolsch in the UK and Europe as well as London's Meantime brewery, which are being put up for sale by AB InBev to help ease regulatory concerns over its PS71bn takeover of SABMiller.
Japanese brewer Asahi - known for its Super Dry beer - will buy Peroni and Grolsch in the UK and Europe, as well as London's Meantime brewery, which are being put up for sale by AB InBev to help ease regulatory concerns over its PS71bn takeover of SABMiller.
The deal includes Peroni and Grolsch in the UK and Europe, as well as London's Meantime brewery, which are being put up for sale by AB InBev to help ease regulatory concerns over its PS71 billion takeover of SABMiller.
Meantime, efforts from Charlie Sinner, Alfie McGuire, Conran Moran and Tom Ellis led Derby Juniors to a 4-1 triumph over Leighbridge.
John Oliver will be hosting "The Daily Show" in the meantime this summer.
However in the meantime, the sexy starlet , is said to be preparing herself for an entirely different role which has so far remained a mystery.