Meaning of “wait a minute/moment/second” in the English Dictionary


"wait a minute/moment/second" in English

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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.

(Definition of “wait a minute/moment/second” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)