I almost forgot (was about to forget) my homework.
I was saved by Gene was I was in a crisis (literally: dangerous state).
I'm sorry to bother you in the midst of your work.
I'm just about to go out now.
The state in which I was dancing with Terry was seen by Martha. / Martha saw me when I was dancing with Terry.
Mariko came (to see me) at the state in which I had just finished my meal. / Mariko came to see me when I’d just finished my meal.
I fell asleep when I had read up to the third chapter (literally: in the state in which I had read it up to the third chapter).
I was almost drowned.
Thank you very much (for helping me) in the state when you are busy. / Thank you very much for sparing your precious time with me.
Toshio has come to the point of not understanding anything because he didn’t study well in the state where (the class) was the most important. / Toshio has gotten totally lost because he didn’t study hard when it was most important.
I’m sorry (to disturb) the state in which you are off duty. / I’m sorry to bother you when you are off duty/on vacation.
Be just about to talk/have just talked
Be about to eat/have just eaten
Be in the midst of talking/have been talking
Be in the midst of eating/have been eating
(iii)Adjective い informal nonpast
The state in which someone is busy
(iv)Adjective な stem
The state in which something is important
The state in which someone is off duty/on vacation