(at) any moment (now)


(at) any moment (now)
(at) any ˈmoment (ˈnow) idiom
very soon

Hurry up! He'll be back any moment now.

Main entry:momentidiom

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  • any moment — (now) phrase very soon They should be here any moment now. Thesaurus: soon and as soon as possiblesynonym Main entry: moment * * * any moment (or at any moment) very soon * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • at any moment — any time now, immediately …   English contemporary dictionary

  • moment — [[t]mo͟ʊmənt[/t]] ♦ moments 1) N COUNT You can refer to a very short period of time, for example a few seconds, as a moment or moments. In a moment he was gone... She stared at him a moment, then turned away... Stop for one moment and think about …   English dictionary

  • moment — noun 1 POINT IN TIME (C) a particular point in time: They ve been arguing from the moment they walked in the door. | There were a few worrying moments, but on the whole the play went well. | at the moment especially spoken BrE, formal AmE (=used… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • moment — mo|ment W1S1 [ˈməumənt US ˈmou ] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(point in time)¦ 2¦(short time)¦ 3 at the moment 4 for the moment 5 the moment (that) somebody does something 6 the last moment 7 (at) any moment 8¦(opportunity)¦ 9 moment of …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • now — [[t]na͟ʊ[/t]] ♦ 1) ADV: ADV with cl, oft prep ADV You use now to refer to the present time, often in contrast to a time in the past or the future. She s a widow now... But we are now a much more fragmented society... Beef now costs well over 30… …   English dictionary

  • moment — mo|ment [ moumənt ] noun count *** 1. ) a very short period of time: I see your problem, said George after a moment s reflection. He paused for a few moments before giving his answer. brief moment: For a brief moment their eyes met. spare moment… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • moment*/*/*/ — [ˈməʊmənt] noun [C] 1) a particular point in time when something happens At that moment there was a knock on the door.[/ex] Ellie had never really given it much thought up until that moment.[/ex] This is the proudest moment of my career.[/ex] 2)… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • moment */*/*/ — UK [ˈməʊmənt] / US [ˈmoʊmənt] noun Word forms moment : singular moment plural moments 1) a) [countable] a particular point in time when something happens Jane began to speak, but at the same moment Helen appeared. If only he had not chosen that… …   English dictionary