Moment

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Definition

a moment: an instant, a short time, a second
noun
for a moment for a short period of time
a great moment in history
(when you have) a free moment (when you have) some free time

(I can talk) for a moment: (I can talk) for a short time
idiom

(I'll be back) in a moment: (I'll be back) in a minute, in a second, in a short while
idiom

Examples

  • "Jean : One moment please!"
  • "Jean : One moment please Brian, I need to open the door for our final guest."
  • "He'll be right with you in one moment."
  • "Before we begin, let us observe a brief moment of silence in the honour of her majesty the queen of England."
  • "Just a moment."
  • "I ask you to stand behind us in this dark, dark moment."
  • "This is the moment you've waited your whole life for: a voyage to the great unknown, a trek to the stars!"
  • "Ok, I'm just going to spend a few moments massaging your ankles."
  • "You've always wanted a baby, so this is the moment that I've been waiting for."
  • "Tonight we're going to reminisce about some of the moments that have made Funky Friday a nutritious part of your Gymglish breakfast month after month."

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