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Is there a word or phrase to distinguish between imminently and in general? For example to differentiate between:

I'm dying (as in imminently)

And:

I'm dying (as in all living things come to an end)

Now I realize that the latter is incredibly uncommon, but sometimes people mean that, and there's other cases:

You need to hand in your homework (as in the most recent assignment)

Vs:

You need to hand in your homework (all homework in general)

Or do you just need to rely on context?

(Unsure if the tenses tag applies, will remove if necessary)

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There are words to help with such things, and you've used some already: imminently, eventually, continuously, generally, and so on. These are sometimes called adverbs of time.

You might even get away with ongoingly, defined as:

In an ongoing fashion.

In addition to ongoingly, continuously, and generally, other adverbs of time encoding indefinite but ongoing frequency include: regularly, habitually, and normally.

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