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moment

English translation of moment

moment

The French word 'moment' is used in much the same way as its English equivalent. It can refer to a brief period of time, an instance, or a specific stage in events or process. It's often used in phrases like 'à ce moment-là' (at that moment), 'pour le moment' (for the moment), or 'un moment donné' (a given moment). Remember that like all French nouns, 'moment' has a gender and is masculine, so you would say 'un moment' (a moment).


Example sentences using: moment

Un moment, s'il vous plaît.

English translation of Un moment, s'il vous plaît.

One moment, please.

This is a polite phrase used when asking someone to wait a short period of time. It's often used in conversations or when serving customers.

J'aime ce moment de la journée.

English translation of J'aime ce moment de la journée.

I like this moment of the day.

In this example, 'moment' refers to a specific time period during the day that the speaker enjoys. It could be morning, noon, evening, or even night.

C'est un beau moment pour une promenade.

English translation of C'est un beau moment pour une promenade.

It's a nice moment for a walk.

Here, 'moment' refers to an opportune or appropriate time for doing something, in this case, for taking a walk.

Le moment est venu de dire au revoir.

English translation of Le moment est venu de dire au revoir.

The moment has come to say goodbye.

This phrase is used to express that the time has arrived for a specific event to occur. Here, to say goodbye.

À ce moment, j'ai compris.

English translation of À ce moment, j'ai compris.

At that moment, I understood.

This phrase is used when the speaker had a realization or understanding about something at a specific point in time.

Vivre le moment présent.

English translation of Vivre le moment présent.

Live the present moment.

This is a motivational phrase urging one to focus on the current time or situation, instead of worrying about the past or future.

Chaque moment compte.

English translation of Chaque moment compte.

Every moment counts.

This phrase emphasizes the importance of time and can be used to encourage individuals to make the most out of every situation.

Je te manque à chaque moment.

English translation of Je te manque à chaque moment.

I miss you every moment.

This is a sentimental expression showing how someone constantly misses someone else, every moment when they are apart.

C'était un moment inoubliable.

English translation of C'était un moment inoubliable.

It was an unforgettable moment.

This phrase is used to describe a moment or event that was so significant that it will always be remembered.

Il est temps d'agir au lieu de chercher le moment parfait.

English translation of Il est temps d'agir au lieu de chercher le moment parfait.

It's time to act instead of looking for the perfect moment.

This is a motivational phrase that encourages action and decision-making, rather than waiting for circumstances to be 'perfect.'

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