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- n. Only one minute; a passage of time 60 seconds in duration.
- n. A short period of time, typically anywhere from several seconds to several minutes or more.
- interj. Stop; wait. Used to indicate that the speaker wishes the previous speaker or the proceedings to stop so that he or she can comment on what has been said or has happened so far.
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I was able to rush through the bit of study I had wanted; and went over to Mme. Ricard's just a minute before school opened.
"I was in the Luerral Hotel just a minute ago and have no idea how I got here!
“I’m sorry, Miss Curry,” Kiki said when she returned, looking a lot less friendly than she had just a minute before.
“I was in the Luerral Hotel just a minute ago and have no idea how I got here!
When she called Emery County at 7:20 P.M., the dispatcher was in the process of receiving the calls from the field deputies and asked my mom to call back just a minute later.
“Look, Delquos, in just a minute something’s going to happen!