ESL Word of the Day – Moment


A particular point in time.  Example: It was an exciting moment!

Also used to refer to a short amount of time.  Example:  He was here just a moment ago.

Common phrases with the word moment…

In a moment / for a moment / just a moment – very soon (Example: I’ll come back to that point in a moment / Can you come here for a moment? / Just a moment, I am busy.)

At the moment – now (Example: I am busy at the moment)

Any moment – extrememly soon (Example: Any moment now, he will walk in the door)