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at the same time

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishat the same timeat the same timea) TIME/AT THE SAME TIMEif two things happen at the same time, they both happen together πŸ”Š Kate and I both went to live in Spain at the same time. b) used when you want to say that something else is also true πŸ”Š We don’t want to lose him. At the same time, he needs to realise that company regulations must be obeyed. β†’ same
Examples from the Corpus
at the same timeβ€’ Are you supposed to press these two buttons at the same time?β€’ And there was firing and screaming and hollering at the same time.β€’ I wanted to throw up, pass out, scream and cry at the same time.β€’ Once we had five homicides on trial at the same time.β€’ Charlie and I arrived at the same time.β€’ Karl and I were hired at the same time.β€’ So you want to talk to them, identify that they are a candidate, and then give them the test all at the same time?β€’ We both started talking at the same time.β€’ His wife had a baby at the same time as Elaine.β€’ You must have been at Harvard at the same time as I was.β€’ So a television picture changed at the same time as you saw your ex-lover walking down the road opposite.β€’ But at the same time most people find the expression of their individuality through work.β€’ She felt an absolute wreck, yet at the same time she felt acutely self-aware.β€’ Each document is at the same time unique and existing in a thousand places.β€’ We've launched an appeal, and at the same time we are sending out supplies, shelters, and blankets.β€’ The media's criticism can be hard to take. But at the same time, we've got to keep doing our jobs.β€’ Remarkably, they can still swill and swagger at the same time, weaving toward an exit.
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