English Grammar Meanwhile
Learn English Meanwhile Grammar

Grammar Level 7- Lesson Twenty Four

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Meanwhile in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

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The word “meanwhile” is a conjunctive adverb that joins two clauses together. It’s similar to “as” and “while.” It’s useful in describing two things happening at the same time.


1. He’s cleaning the house; meanwhile, his wife is away at work.

2. Tom is studying engineering; meanwhile, her friend Jim is in the United States studying English.

3. Sue is vacationing in Hawaii; meanwhile, her coworkers in Chicago are hard at work inside their offices.

4. The beekeeper checks his hives to see how his bees are doing; meanwhile, the bees continue to do their work.

5. A high school band marches in a parade; meanwhile, the truck behind them entertains the crowd with a flame thrower.

6. Hanging clothes outside to dry saves me money on electricity; meanwhile, the environmental benefits of not using electricity for such a simple task should be obvious.

7. The tomatoes in the front yard are almost ripe; meanwhile, the tomatoes in the backyard aren’t even close to being ripe.


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