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See also: in the meantime

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Prepositional phraseEdit

in the mean time

  1. Alternative form of in the meantime
    • 1749, [John Cleland], Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure [Fanny Hill], London: Printed [by Thomas Parker] for G. Fenton [i.e., Fenton and Ralph Griffiths] [], OCLC 731622352:
      In the mean time, I lay fairly exposed to the examination of his eyes and hands, quiet and unresisting