for the time being: meaning and explanation
This fixed expression can be used as an alternative to temporarily or at the moment. e.g. I usually work in Manchester but for the time being I’m based in Liverpool.
Have a go at this dictation exercise to hear this expression being used in context – how much can you understand?
Accent: Northern England
Write your answer to this question in the comments section, and I’ll get back to you with some feedback:
- Is there anything happening in your life which is just temporary? Tell me about it using for the time being.
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