at the same time

at the same time
at the same time
1. Lit. during the same moment; simultaneously. •

We arrived at the same time.

Too many things are happening at the same time, and I am confused.

2. Fig. nevertheless; however; along with that. •

Bill was able to pay for the damage. At the same time, he was very angry about the accident.

We agree to your demands. At the same time, we object strongly to your methods.

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{adv. phr.} 1. In the same moment; together. * /The two runners reached the finish line at the same time./ Syn.: AT ONCE, AT ONE TIME. 2. In spite of that fact; even though; however; but; nevertheless. * /John did pass the test; at the same time, he didn't know the subject very well./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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