Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Meantime"

The meaning of "Meantime" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does Shall I in the meantime ask him to send the invoice to us? Who does he make it out to?

여기서 Who does he make it out to? 문장의 뜻이 궁금합니다. mean?
A: “who should I make it out to”는 “누구한테 송장을 보낼까요” 뜻입니다.
Q: What does In the meantime, I am not taking any chances. mean?
A: it means he is not taking a risk.
will not put himself in a risky situation
Q: What does in the meantime you must try and put up with me mean?
A: in the meantime (for now while the circumstance are as they are)

you must (you are required to)

put up with me (accept me and my flaws)
Q: What does In the meantime I can't interest you in a new car, I suppose? mean?
A: They want to try to sell you a new car.

Example sentences using "Meantime"

Q: Please show me example sentences with meantime.
A: Sara will go to the doctor's office. In the meantime, John will go buy groceries while he waits for her to finish her appointment.
Q: Please show me example sentences with In the meantime.
A: In the mean time I'll be downstairs call me if you need anything.
Q: Please show me example sentences with in the meantime .
A: The show starts in 30 minutes, in the meantime lets get some snacks.

The bus will be here at 9, in the meantime let's sit down.

in the meantime is like a transition.
Usually a person will say there is a gap of time before something happens, then they will suggest a solution to that gap with "in the meantime".
Q: Please show me example sentences with '' In the meantime ''.
A: mientras

I had to wait for my wife because her plane was late. In the meantime, I did some shopping.
Q: Please show me example sentences with "in the meantime".
A: I have to go be at work in 30 minutes. In the meantime, I will clean the house.

Synonyms of "Meantime" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between meantime and meanwhile ?
A: meantime is usually used for FUTURE events

Jack is going out to dinner tomorrow . in the meantime, I'll be cooking at home

meanwhile is used when you have already mentioned one action and are about to mention another, but it always has to come at the beginning of a sentence or independent clause. meanwhile is used for PAST events.

jack was going out to dinner. meanwhile, I was cooking at home.
Q: What is the difference between meantime and meanwhile ?
A: They are basically the same. Meantime is more commonly used.
Q: What is the difference between meantime and meanwhile ?
A: excuse me I'm not like 100% perfect in english, but let me try to explain it somehow :)

So I use 'meantime' as
"You can do what ever you want on your meantime."
Basically it's kind of like 'freetime', but not really.

'Meanwhile' is like
"He was at school meanwhile she was on a walk."

I hope you understood what I tried to say :)
Q: What is the difference between in the meantime and meanwhile ?
A: I dont always use meantime but lemme try

Why dont you make coffee in the meantime

Meanwhile, at mrs. washingtons house
Q: What is the difference between meantime and meanwhile ?
A: @Flateef: meanwhile=meantime meantime is always used like this " in the meantime" في هذه الاثناء بتوصف الوقت الواقع بين حدثين
in the meantime, we waited for her.
thw time between calling her and her arrival .
meanwhile في هذه الاثناء بتوصف الوقت في حدث معين .
meanwhile , we should get some sleep .
مفيش فرق بينهم تقريبا .

Translations of "Meantime"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? meantime
A: m-E-n-t-eye-m

Other questions about "Meantime"

Q: In the meantime, I actually bought them to compare with the previous ones. I'll let you know later what they are different between with each other. does this sound natural?
A: In the meantime, I actually bought them to compare with the previous ones. I'll let you know later how they are different.
Q: In the meantime, please wait for the e-mail we will send you. does this sound natural?
A: It's grammatically okay, but most people would probably say, "In the meantime, please wait for our email."
Q: I'm going to check it out first. In the meantime, why don't you have a sit and relax? does this sound natural?
A: everything is good, but instead of have a SIT, say have a SEAT😊
Q: In the meantime,help yourself with some snacks. does this sound natural?
A: In the meantime, help yourself to some snacks.

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