have a few minutes/moments


: have a short period of time available (for something)
Give me a call when you have a few minutes/moments.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Creating time on the calendar (and even within each meeting) to have a few minutes to check in with your employees is crucial. Expert Panel, Forbes, 24 May 2021 The crew will then have a few minutes of weightlessness at this apogee and the chance to look at the curvature of Earth from space before a Mach 3 re-entry to Earth to land on a runway at Spaceport America. Jamie Carter, Forbes, 5 July 2021 Then screen your calls and talk with your mom when you aren’t stressed and have a few minutes to spend in conversation. Abigail Van Buren, oregonlive, 12 Dec. 2022 Don't linger after a meeting and ask to have a few minutes afterward. Joe Carbone, Forbes, 3 Oct. 2022 Teachers often only have a few minutes to eat some food before the next class, so having a variety of snacks to choose from at any time of the day is helpful. chicagotribune.com, 16 Nov. 2021 The details get a little complicated, but basically — the chefs are paired into teams (because there’s an odd number, Dawn is paired with alum Brooke Williamson) and have a few minutes to go into a pitch-black room and sample a dish. Vulture, 7 July 2021 Muhammad will facilitate panelists’ conversation; panelists also will have a few minutes to speak uninterrupted before the discussion wraps up, Brophy said. Taylor Deville, baltimoresun.com, 25 Aug. 2020 See More

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“Have a few minutes/moments.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20a%20few%20minutes%2Fmoments. Accessed 8 Jun. 2023.

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