in the act (of doing something)

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Definition of in the act (of doing something)

: in the process of doing something When they arrived, I was just in the act of starting to make dinner.

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“In the act (of doing something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20act%20%28of%20doing%20something%29. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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