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“I see your problem,” said George after a moment’s reflection.
He paused for a few moments before giving his answer.
For a brief moment their eyes met.
He studied in every spare moment he could find.
They fell silent for a few moments as they drank their coffee.
He leaned against me for a moment and sobbed.
She looked back at him a moment longer, then smiled.
Jane began to speak, but at the same moment Helen appeared.
If only he had not chosen that moment to walk into the room.
At that precise moment there was a knock on the door.
Ellie had never really given it much thought until that moment.
This is surely the right moment to make amends.
I saw he was alone and seized the moment.
As he stood up, James knew his big moment had arrived.
He didn’t stop talking from the moment he arrived.
From that moment on, I loved swimming.
“Come and see this.” “In a moment.”
And now for the moment of truth: who is this year’s winner?
I have not for a moment suggested that you should leave.
This is the American English definition of moment. View British English definition of moment.
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