in the act
In the process of doing something. For example, The police caught the robber in the act, or I was in the act of closing the window. [Second half of 1600s]
Performing sexual intercourse, as in Her father caught them in the act. [Late 1500s]
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Example sentences from the Web for in the act
The questions begin to arise from his in-the-act sex photographs, sometimes with multiple partners.