in honor of
We lit the candle in honor of our grandmother.
They had a party in honor of the man's retirement.
The president gave a speech in honor of the soldiers.
A: My parents have been married for twenty five years.
B: You should have a party in honor of their anniversary.
in just a minute
In just a minute. it will be midnight.
We will be leaving in just a minute.
The movie will be starting in just a minute.
A: Can you help me with this program?
B: I'll be there in just a minute.
in search of
The helicopter went in search of the people missing in the mountains.
We went in search of a good Italian restaurant.
They went to Africa in search of the white elephant.
A: It's late. Why are you here at the store?
B: We were watching a video and we got hungry, so we're here in search of snacks.
The boy behaved badly, so his mother made him sit in silence.
They walked down the road in silence.
The family ate in silence.
A: Do you mind if I turn on the radio?
B: Actually, I prefer to study in silence.
in the meantime
He had to wait for the bus. In the meantime. he read the paper.
My car is in the shop. I am using my sister's in the meantime.
I will be late for the meeting. In the meantime, discuss next month's agenda.
A: I know we should go to the store, but first I have to wash these clothes.
B: Okay, I'll read my book in the meantime.