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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 up until that moment.
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.
This is surely the right moment to make amends.
As he stood up, James knew his big moment had arrived.
I saw he was alone and seized the moment.
At this particular moment in time it is difficult for us to raise money.
He didn't stop chatting from the moment he arrived.
From that moment on, I loved swimming.
'Come and see this.' 'In a moment.'
She waited until the last possible moment to cancel her flight.
And now for the moment of truth: who is this year's winner?
I have not for a moment suggested that you should leave.
I'll only be a moment.
You can wait if you like. It won't take a moment.
This is the British English definition of moment. View American English definition of moment.