“I’m actually between jobs right now.”
You run into an old friend from college in a supermarket. She asks about your job. You were laid off a few months ago and haven't gotten a new job. You explain your situation.
I’m actually between jobs right now.
"Actually" is a word that you use when you're saying something that you think will be surprising or new information to the listeners. For example:
You can use "actually" in several places in a sentence. One place is before a verb, like this:
The word "now" can mean a few different things. It can mean the present moment:
I'm cooking dinner now.
Or it can mean a longer period of time:
I live in Utah now.
The phrase "right now" sounds a little shorter than "now".
When someone doesn't have a job right now, they might say that they are "between jobs":
A: Are you still working at Comcast?
B: No, I'm actually between jobs.
This sounds a little better than saying "I'm unemployed" or "I don't have a job."