while (one's) at it

Definition of while (one's) at it

: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

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

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

  1. : during the time that

  2. : as long as

  3. : when on the other hand : whereas

  1. : until

  1. : to cause to pass especially without boredom or in a pleasant manner


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