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never a dull momenta reflective sigh, lament relative to possible or actual undesirable conditions or developmentsRate it:

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Hollywood momentAn act of great drama.Rate it:

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one moment, pleaseUsed to ask a person to wait a moment.Rate it:

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aha momentThe moment or instance at which the solution to a problem or other significant realization becomes clear.Rate it:

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at a moment's noticeImmediately; instantaneously; without need of warning.Rate it:

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at the momentAs atm.Rate it:

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eureka momentThe moment of a sudden unexpected discovery.Rate it:

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Hallmark momentA memorable moment or event, one which would make a poignant greeting card.Rate it:

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hold that thought a momentIn conversation which flows rapidly and is complicated or heavily detailed, one' may be asked to retain the just spoken remark so as to avoid confusion and loss of reasoned progress in the matter at hand.Rate it:

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les finances sont en ce moment dans un pétrin impossibleThe finances are in horrible disorder just now.Rate it:

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moment in the sunA brief instance in which an otherwise obscure, unremarkable, or humble person draws attention.Rate it:

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moment of truthA deciding instant; the time when a test determines or makes it apparent whether something will succeed.Rate it:

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on spur of the momentNow! Instantly!Rate it:

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On the Spur of the MomentSpontaneously, impulsive, without planningRate it:

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on the spur of the momentOn very short notice; spontaneously.Rate it:

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spur of the momentImpluse; short notice; a lack of planning.Rate it:

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un momentLongtemps.Rate it:

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not a minute too soonat the last possible moment; just in timeRate it:

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tempus fugittime flies (used as an alternative to this phrase)."Meanwhile, the irreplaceable time escapes", expressing concern that one's limited time is being consumed by something which may have little intrinsic substance or importance at that moment.Rate it:

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a leopard cannot change its spotsOne cannot change one's own nature.1597, William Shakespeare, Richard II Act i, Scene 1 (First Folio):King. Lyons make Leopards tame.Mowbray. Yea but not change his ?pots.1611, King James Version of the Bible, Jeremiah 13:23:Can the Ethiopian change his skin, or the leopard his spots?1820, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe Chapter 32:End now all unkindness. Let us put the Jew to ransom, since the leopard will not change his spots, and a Jew he will continue to be.1918, Johnston McCulley, Thubway Tham's Inthane Moment:The leopard cannot change his spots, old boy.Rate it:

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crack of dawnThe first moment of daylight; sunrise.Rate it:

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in the nick of timeAt the last possible moment; at the last minute.Rate it:

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leave somebody high and dryTo abandon somebody; to stop providing assistance at a crucial moment.Rate it:

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YOLOyou only live once, i.e. expressing the view that one should make the most of the present moment.Rate it:

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a bean counterOne whom keeps track of minute details. One whom counts trivialities and overlooks the major items of the moment.Rate it:

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pull someone's bacon out of the fireTo rescue someone, especially at the last moment.Rate it:

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à vos marques, prêts, partezPrononcé en trois temps, indique aux coureurs d’une course d’athlétisme dans un premier temps de rejoindre leur bloc de départ, puis de s’y positionner de manière à pouvoir s’élancer à tout moment, et enfin de s’élancer.Rate it:

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an old fuddy, duddyOne Whom Remains Stilted, Unwilling to React in an Up To The Moment Attitude; Dwells in the Past. Rejects modern approaches.Rate it:

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as soon asAt the moment when; immediately after.Rate it:

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at handBeing at the moment the center of attention or the cause of trouble.Rate it:

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be right backUsed to indicate the speaker will return in a moment. Often abbreviated in online slang as brb.Rate it:

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blowing hot and coldIndividual expressing frenetic enthusiasm one moment and minutes later showing, expressing extreme misgivings and doubts.Rate it:

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carpe diemExpression célèbre, qui se trouve dans un poème d'Horace : Odes, I, 1 vers 8. Cueille le jour, et ne crois pas au lendemain. Ce conseil est à la fin de l'ode. Dans celle-ci, Horace cherche à persuader Leuconoé de profiter du moment présent, sans s’inquiéter de l’heure de sa mort. La vie est courte ; il ne faut pas gâcher le peu de temps que nous avons, en imaginant un lendemain moins agréable.Rate it:

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cut it fineTo achieve something at the last possible moment, or with no margin for error.Rate it:

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drug on the marketSomething which is overabundant at the moment and thus not in demand.Rate it:

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dumb as a postAn Unkind Expression Relative To The Immediate Response/No-Response Of An Individual to The 'Needs' Of the Instant Moment.Rate it:

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eo ipso tempore, cum; tum ipsum, cumat the same moment that, precisely when.Rate it:

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golden opportunityIdeal moment to do something.Rate it:

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hoc temporeat this moment.Rate it:

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hold yew hardWait for a moment. Be patient.Rate it:

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il a l’esprit de l’escalierHe never thinks of the right answer at the proper moment.Rate it:

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il a obtenu cela entre bond et voléeHe obtained that at a lucky moment.Rate it:

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il fit cela en un tour de mainHe did that in a moment.Rate it:

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in ipso discrimine (articulo) temporisjust at the critical moment.Rate it:

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in ipso periculi discrimineat the critical moment.Rate it:

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in praesentia, in praesens (tempus)at present; for the moment.Rate it:

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is goCan proceed; can be done at this moment.Rate it:

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la mort l’a pris au pied levéDeath took him without a moment’s notice.Rate it:

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la partie est remiseIl faut reporter à un autre moment ce que nous avons été empêchés de faire.Rate it:

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laissez les bons temps roulerApprécier le moment présent.Rate it:

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