in a moment

idiom

: in a short time : soon
I'll explain that in a moment.

Examples of in a moment in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web France has also complained loudly that Europeans must pay three to four times as much as Americans for natural gas—a sign that even in a moment of remarkable transatlantic solidarity, protectionist impulses can be divisive. Marie Jourdain, Foreign Affairs, 28 Nov. 2022 That means products like pork chops, pork loin and bacon have risen for California customers compared to the national average, in a moment when many customers are already dealing with high inflation. Daniel Desrochers, Kansas City Star, 24 May 2024 There were certainly some victories (and more about them in a moment), but one particular loss is especially irksome. Baltimore Sun Editorial Board, Baltimore Sun, 17 Apr. 2024 After being kidnapped and tied down by a serial killer, in a moment of pure terror and exhaustion, Beverly Mabee Abel drifted off to sleep — and dreamt that her late mother came to her. Liam Quinn, Peoplemag, 19 May 2024 Lipa has been clear about how a good pop song can help a person to get lost in a moment, to briefly but truly unburden herself. Amanda Petrusich, The New Yorker, 3 May 2024 Penicillin for Gita In the novel, Gita falls ill, and in a moment of desperation and devotion, Lale risks his own life to exchange jewels from Gita’s job in return for penicillin to cure her. Charna Flam, Peoplemag, 2 May 2024 The streets were so flooded in Madisonville, Texas, on Sunday that one man was able to use a kayak to get around, in a moment captured by a local resident. Patrick Smith, NBC News, 29 Apr. 2024 Report In February 2017, the former couple reunited in a moment of crisis after Maddie almost died in an ATV accident. Ilana Frost, Peoplemag, 22 Apr. 2024

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“In a moment.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20a%20moment. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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