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    Meanwhile

    Hi guys,

    I am confused about "Meanwhile". Please help

    Can we say "when he is watching tv meanwhile you can steal money"?

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    Re: Meanwhile

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    Hi guys,

    I am confused about "meanwhile". Please help.

    Can we say "When he is watching tv TV meanwhile you can steal money"?
    No. Usually, "meanwhile" is the first word of a sentence.

    He was watching TV in the sitting room. Meanwhile, a burglar was stealing his radio from the bedroom.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Meanwhile

    So please check this "Meanwhile he gives out the info you can write each and everything"

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    Re: Meanwhile

    'When he tells the information, you can write it down.'

    Not a teacher.

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    Re: Meanwhile

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    So please check this "Meanwhile he gives out the info you can write each and everything"
    No. It does not mean "During". It means "At the same time".

    While he gives out the info, you can write everything down.
    He will give out the info. Meanwhile, you can write everything down.

    The construction is usually "Something happened/someone did something. Meanwhile, something else happened/someone else did something".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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