As we speak

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Definition

(to be doing something) as we speak: (to be in the middle of doing something) at this exact moment, right now
idiom
They are looking for a solution to this problem as we speak. They are trying to solve the problem right now.

Examples

  • "There are people picketing the Delavigne offices as we speak."
  • "I am looking at your file as we speak."
  • "Even as we speak, I am recycling plastics."

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