in the same breath
phrasal see in one breath

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  • in the same breath — {adv. phr.} 1. At the same time; without waiting. * /John would complain about hard times, and in the same breath boast of his prize winning horses./ * /Jane said Bill was selfish, but in the same breath she said she was sorry to see him leave./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • in the same breath — {adv. phr.} 1. At the same time; without waiting. * /John would complain about hard times, and in the same breath boast of his prize winning horses./ * /Jane said Bill was selfish, but in the same breath she said she was sorry to see him leave./… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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