Meaning of in midstream in English:

in midstream


  • Part-way through the course of an activity, process, etc.

    ‘our conversation was interrupted in midstream’
    • ‘We need to be flexible, fleet footed and be able to change course in midstream when positive opportunities present themselves.’
    • ‘Switching analogies in midstream, the herd bull elephant is being challenged by a relative newcomer, not without tusks, but still relatively wet behind its large, flapping ears.’
    • ‘A second theory is that voters will decide not to switch horses in midstream and will surge towards the commander-in-chief.’
    • ‘I like to keep changing in midstream, staying for a while under one banner then floating ahead towards another.’
    • ‘But our work has been noble and necessary, and we can't call a halt to it in midstream.’
    • ‘We as spectators watch her fashion herself anew, see her change roles in midstream, as it were, effectively seeing her trope her self-as-wit into a self as self-spectating performance.’
    • ‘I am just alerting you so you are not cut off in midstream.’
    • ‘Set on an empty stage in front of a medium blue backdrop that in midstream turned blood red, the men were set free to relish their youth and power.’
    • ‘The Federal government ought not to have stopped the NALSAS Strategy in midstream.’
    • ‘Unless exceptional conditions dictate otherwise, give an employee enough time to finish an assignment without interruption and avoid switching him in midstream from one job to another.’