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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (in the meantime)
a. mientras tanto
Alicia said she's on her way. Meanwhile, we can wrap her birthday present.Alicia dijo que viene en camino. Mientras tanto, podemos envolver su regalo de cumpleaños.
Roger is still getting ready to leave. Meanwhile, let's watch TV.Roger se está preparando para salir. Entretanto, vamos a ver la tele.
2. (at the same time)
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