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English definition of “wait a minute/moment/second”

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wait a minute/moment/second

B1 said in order to interrupt someone or to get their attention, or when you have suddenly thought of something important: Now, wait a moment - I don't agree with that. Wait a minute - I've just had an idea.
Translations of “wait a minute/moment/second”
in Chinese (Traditional) 等等,等一下(用於突然想起某件重要的事時)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 等等,等一下(用于突然想起某件重要的事时)…
(Definition of wait a minute/moment/second from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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