in the midst of doing something

in the midst of doing something
in the midst of (doing something) in the process of doing something.

I know that you're in the midst of writing a term paper but I was hoping you could come out today.

People in the midst of moving would benefit from the information given on the website.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • in the midst of — (doing something) in the process of doing something. I know that you re in the midst of writing a term paper but I was hoping you could come out today. People in the midst of moving would benefit from the information given on the website …   New idioms dictionary

  • midst — [[t]mɪ̱dst[/t]] 1) PHR PREP: usu v link PREP ing/n If you are in the midst of doing something, you are doing it at the moment. Congress is in the midst of rewriting the nation s banking laws... We are in the midst of one of the worst recessions… …   English dictionary

  • in the midst of something doing something — in the midst of sth/of doing sth idiom while sth is happening or being done; while you are doing sth • a country in the midst of a recession • She discovered it in the midst of sorting out her father s things. • She alone remained calm in the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the midst of of doing something — in the midst of sth/of doing sth idiom while sth is happening or being done; while you are doing sth • a country in the midst of a recession • She discovered it in the midst of sorting out her father s things. • She alone remained calm in the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the midst of something — formal 1) while something else is happening The President went to China in the midst of a crisis at home. 2) if you are in the midst of something, you are doing it or it is affecting you a country in the midst of civil war …   English dictionary

  • midst — [ mıdst ] noun uncount * in the midst of something FORMAL 1. ) while something else is happening: Nixon went to China in the midst of a crisis at home. 2. ) if you are in the midst of something, you are doing it or it is affecting you: Our… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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