Idiom: in the meantime
— I have to get dinner ready so please do your homework in the meantime.
— We will have your car fixed by Tuesday evening and in the meantime, you can use one of our courtesy cars free of charge.
— I hope to find a job after graduation. In the meantime, I'm preparing my CV and getting references together.
— The doctor will be with you shortly. In the meantime, please fill out these forms.
— Fire and rescue are on the scene of the accident. In the meantime, they've asked us to donate blood if we're able to.
— I don't get paid until the end of the month. What am I supposed to do in the meantime?
— I was waiting for my dental appointment. In the meantime, I broke my tooth and had to have emergency surgery so I don't need the filling after all.
— My flight was delayed 8 hours. In the meantime, I decided to leave the airport and take a tour of the city.
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