while (one's) at it

Definition of while (one's) at it

  1. :  while (one's) doing some related activity :  at the same time Since we're cleaning the kitchen, we should wash the floor while we're at it. “I'm going to the store to buy a newspaper.” “While you're at it, could you get some milk?”

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a period of time especially when short and marked by the occurrence of an action or a condition :  time

    :  the time and effort used (as in the performance of an action) :  trouble

  1. :  during the time that

    :  as long as

    :  when on the other hand :  whereas

  1. :  until

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to cast off or become cast off

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