within moments


: very quickly : within a very short amount of time
Within moments, dozens of people had gathered.

Examples of within moments in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web He was served a bowl of water and given a snack within moments of us sitting down. Bahar Anooshahr, The Arizona Republic, 10 Aug. 2023 Police officers arrived within moments, Brito said Thursday. Nick Stoico, BostonGlobe.com, 20 July 2023 Berlusconi’s brother, Paolo, along with his children, arrived at the hospital within moments of his death on Monday, ANSA reported. Jon Haworth, ABC News, 12 June 2023 San Antonio first responders received two calls within moments of each other Friday evening — one for the discovery of a dead body in a flooded creek on the West Side and the other for a person run over by a train on the East Side. September Downing, San Antonio Express-News, 29 Apr. 2023 My eyes pegged Chicatana as a find within moments of strolling through the door. Tom Sietsema, Washington Post, 24 Mar. 2023 Nick Offerman as Bill Gruff and spiteful with a natural distrust of anything on two legs, video game Bill puts Ellie in handcuffs within moments of meeting her. Lauren Puckett-Pope, ELLE, 31 Jan. 2023 On Tuesday, McCraw methodically laid out undisputed facts: officers with rifles were on the scene within moments, and the classroom doors could not have been locked from the inside. Steve Helling, PEOPLE.com, 22 June 2022 The release took place at 9 p.m. and was done within moments. Kellie Hwang, San Francisco Chronicle, 20 June 2022 See More

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“Within moments.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/within%20moments. Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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