Examples of momentarily in a Sentence
The wind let up momentarily, allowing us to start a campfire.
He paused momentarily before finishing his speech.
We expect them to arrive momentarily.
Recent Examples of momentarily from the Web
Mired in an epic shooting slump in Wednesday night’s regular-season opener at Little Caesars Arena, Johnson momentarily looked at the rim before attempting a pass to Reggie Jackson, who was standing in the right corner.
The inaugural open date was the first Saturday of August, on White Linen Night in the Heights, but shortly after Hurricane Harvey hit the city, the ice cream shop closed momentarily due to lack of staffing.
At the end of Season 1, Will (Noah Schnapp) vomited an otherwordly slug into his bathroom sink, and seemed to flicker momentarily back into the Upside Down.
Sometimes, engines assembling trains will trigger track sensors that close the crossing gates momentarily even though no train is crossing S.R. 84.
In January 2016, the Russian mass media spread a story that a girl of Russian origin in Germany who had momentarily gone missing had been serially raped by Muslim immigrants.
The diversion stunned Derrick Penn, allowing Janet Penn to slip away, momentarily.
The occasional rock cluster momentarily dislodged me from my seat, reminding me of the complex network of core muscles that keep one upright on a horse.
Office manager Connie McKellips said the buck paused momentarily, then ran through a small waiting area and out a front window.
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