in the meantime
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in the meantime
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. mientras tanto
Sweep the floor before our guests arrive. In the meantime, I'll check on the turkey.Barre el suelo antes de que lleguen los invitados. Mientas tanto, yo chequeo el pavo.
b. entre tanto
Can you claim us two seats before the movie starts? I'll go buy the popcorn in the meantime.¿Puedes apartarnos dos lugares antes de que empiece la película? Iré a comprar las palomitas entre tanto.
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