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all the while

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishall the whileall the whileall the time that something is happening He examined her thoroughly, talking softly all the while. She continued working, all the while keeping an eye on the clock. while
Examples from the Corpus
all the whileAll the while I was in college, Joan was traveling.But all the while he was learning and soon the time had come when he was no longer satisfied to design for others.Phillis without a frown or smile Sat and knotted, and knotted and knotted and knotted all the while.He talked to her as if they were lovers, all the while keeping a knife pressed against her throat.The weather was perfect all the while we were there, the evenings very lovely, moonlight softened by fog.The bugle sounded the charge; the horsemen's pace increased, but remained all the while under control.Yet all the while she spoke with me, she never made a sound nor expressed any sadness or regret.
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