English version

in the midst of something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishin the midst of somethingin the midst of somethinga) MIDDLEif you are in the midst of an event or situation, it is happening around you The government is in the midst of a major crisis. b) MIDDLEin the middle of a place or a group of things or people We were sitting in the midst of an elegant and well-dressed audience. midst
Examples from the Corpus
in the midst of somethingOf course Harry was happy for Jack, but in the midst of that happiness he was also uneasy.Nor is this the first instance of chivalry in the midst of frenzy.Now those hopes are fading in the midst of a worrying upsurge in violence.It's just hard for your Earth dwellers to conjure these all out of a hat in the midst of frustration.Consider that the Phoenix metropolitan area is in the midst of an apartment construction boom.Politics occurs in the midst of many changing conditions that can influence those actions.Deb's in the midst of a messy divorce.We stood in the midst of thousands of people.Here was this skinny man, unafraid, in the midst of all this danger.That brings peace to us in the midst of our outward circumstances.
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