at the same time
This page is about the conversational phrase at the same time
You can use this to introduce another fact or view that should be considered alongside those already mentioned.
- "Don't you want your kids to be safe?"
"Of course I do. But at the same time, I want them to be free enough to enjoy their lives."
- "We have to develop our economy."
"True. But at the same time, we have to protect our forests and rivers."
Also has a literal meaning, as in "We arrived at the same time."
I said, "Shouldn't we live for today?" and Dad said, "Sure, but at the same time
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