The word "meanwhile" is a conjunctive adverb that joins two clauses together. It’s similar to "as" and "while." It’s useful in describing two things happening at the same time.
2. Kimlan is studying engineering; meanwhile, her friend Hoang is in the United States studying English.
4. The beekeeper checks his hives to see how his bees are doing; meanwhile, the bees continue to do their work.
5. A high school band marches in a parade; meanwhile, the truck behind them entertains the crowd with a flame thrower.
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6. Hanging clothes outside to dry saves me money on electricity; meanwhile, the environmental benefits of not using electricity for such a simple task should be obvious.
7. The tomatoes in the front yard are almost ripe; meanwhile, the tomatoes in the backyard aren’t even close to being ripe.