just a moment | just a minute
This page is about the conversational phrase just a moment | just a minute
You can say this if you want somebody to wait for a very short time.
- "Can I speak to the manager, please?"
"Just a minute, sir. I'll see if she's available."
- We were playing cards when Jack's phone rang. "Just a moment," he said. "I have to take this."
Also "just a second" and "just a sec" (informal)
If someone says "Just a minute", you should
Contributor: Matt Errey