at this very moment

idiom

: at the present time
The President and the Prime Minister are meeting at this very moment.

Examples of at this very moment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The most twisted part of this South African genocide claim is that at this very moment, Israel is fighting an enemy that was literally founded with the goal of eradicating Israel. The Editors, National Review, 19 Jan. 2024 Members of the House Intelligence Committee—most of whom lack an internal reproductive system—are vying at this very moment to shield federal lawmakers alone from this precise form of tracking. Dell Cameron, WIRED, 16 Jan. 2024 Highlighting the absurdity of the idea, Dennis points to the fact that Trump is, at this very moment, running campaign ads in Iowa taking credit for the destruction of Roe v. Wade. Emily Zemler, Rolling Stone, 27 Nov. 2023 The duo still took their time to crack the story, using a Black Friday riot at a big box store as their inciting incident, and Roth, at this very moment, now has the best reviews of his career. Brian Davids, The Hollywood Reporter, 16 Nov. 2023 That radiation has sailed through the cosmos for billions of years and is washing over our planet at this very moment. Popular Mechanics, 19 July 2023 Lucero’s foolishness ought not be lost as Minnesota hosts some of the worst air quality in the world at this very moment due to wildfires made worse by climate change. Prem Thakker, The New Republic, 27 June 2023 Basically, Swift wouldn't look out of place at any backyard barbecue being thrown at this very moment. Emily Tannenbaum, Glamour, 26 June 2023 And as artists such as HARDY and Brantley Gilbert continue to bring a rock edge to the genre, Hogan feels like a door is essentially opening for her at this very moment. Tricia Despres, Peoplemag, 16 May 2023

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“At this very moment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/at%20this%20very%20moment. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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