in a moment


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web But in a moment when all these large language models are converging to become roughly functionally equivalent, no one is going to win the game on technology alone. Casey Newton, The Verge, 12 May 2023 Announcers Joe Davis and Nomar Garciaparra couldn't contain their amusement with the situation as Vassegh raised his casted right arm to the camera in a moment of impeccable comic timing that confirmed the painful outcome of the slide. Jr Radcliffe, Journal Sentinel, 10 May 2023 Her introduction is just the first of several in a montage that lets all of the young players enter stage left(-wing) in a moment of flux and fury. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 6 Apr. 2023 At Oceanside High, nearly 1,800 students joined in a moment of silence on the outdoor quad. Peter Rowe, San Diego Union-Tribune, 14 Mar. 2023 There was a time when Cere would have reached out to the dark side of the Force in a moment like this. Dalton Ross,, 16 Feb. 2023 The music superstars embraced and caught up for the more than a minute in a moment that has gone viral and sent fans of both artists into a frenzy. Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Feb. 2023 The up-and-coming Ward, who won the 2020 BAFTA Rising Star Award, approached the Oscar winner in a moment that sounds straight out of a movie. Jenelle Riley, Variety, 12 Jan. 2023 Members of the Chicago Police Department and Gold Star family members bow their heads in a moment of silence for slain Officer Aréanah Preston during the St. Jude Police Memorial March on May 7, 2023, at Gold Star Families Memorial and Park on the Museum Campus. Sam Charles, Chicago Tribune, 8 May 2023 See More

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“In a moment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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