in the midst of something doing something

in the midst of something doing something
in the midst of sth/of doing sth idiom
while sth is happening or being done; while you are doing sth

a country in the midst of a recession

She discovered it in the midst of sorting out her father's things.

She alone remained calm in the midst of all the confusion.

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