Moment Sentence Examples
For a moment he studied her face.
It was a moment of supreme happiness.
Every woman should have her princess moment, don't you think?
He stood still for a moment, thinking.
For a moment she struggled with him until something changed in his eyes.Advertisement
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He looked startled for a moment, and then composed himself.
Quint hesitated a moment, watching Lisa with an uncertain expression.
The others picked themselves up from the ground one by one and quickly rejoined their fellows, so for a moment the horse thought he had won the fight with ease.
For a moment she watched them gracefully move across the room - totally in sync.Advertisement
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In that moment she cringed inwardly.
For a moment she stared at it.
A moment later, veins of light threaded through dark low clouds.
He walked down the hill, pausing a reverent moment at the headstone, and then ducked under a limb as he continued down the hill.Advertisement
For a moment he simply gazed into her eyes, and then he drew a deep breath.
But why, after displaying so much cunning, did he invariably betray himself the moment he came up by that loud laugh?
At the same moment the bell struck and school was dismissed.
The next moment two bees flew eagerly in.
But lo! the lovely maiden only smiles more sweetly, and breathes upon the icy battlements of her enemies, and in a moment they vanish, and the glad Earth gives her a royal welcome.Advertisement
Natasha, raising her face for a moment from her mother's mantilla, glanced up at her through tears of laughter, and again hid her face.
Dulce turned, and for a moment Carmen thought she might strike her.
It is most perplexing and exasperating that just at the moment when you need your memory and a nice sense of discrimination, these faculties take to themselves wings and fly away.
Here is a hogshead of molasses or of brandy directed to John Smith, Cuttingsville, Vermont, some trader among the Green Mountains, who imports for the farmers near his clearing, and now perchance stands over his bulkhead and thinks of the last arrivals on the coast, how they may affect the price for him, telling his customers this moment, as he has told them twenty times before this morning, that he expects some by the next train of prime quality.
Len's face was pasty white and for a moment she thought he was going to throw up.Advertisement
In spite of the lapse of years, they seem so close to me that I should not think it strange if at any moment they should clasp my hand and speak words of endearment as they used to before they went away.
Anger seized me, my fingers refused to move, I sat rigid for one long moment, the blood throbbing in my temples, and all the hatred that a child can feel concentrated in my heart.
The little kitten, feasting her eyes on him, seemed ready at any moment to start her gambols again and display her kittenish nature.
For a moment she surrendered to his warm lips and secure embrace, clinging to him as her heart stepped up pace.
I did not for a moment feel confined, and the walls seemed a great waste of stone and mortar.
A single video a moment long can increase empathy and understanding.
It was because she seized the right moment to impart knowledge that made it so pleasant and acceptable to me.
Every moment is precious.
He stood still a moment to look about him, and think what he should do first.
Consider for a moment how much Borlaug accomplished with almost no technology.
If at first the members of the council thought that Kutuzov was pretending to sleep, the sounds his nose emitted during the reading that followed proved that the commander-in-chief at that moment was absorbed by a far more serious matter than a desire to show his contempt for the dispositions or anything else--he was engaged in satisfying the irresistible human need for sleep.
For a moment they stared at each other.
For one horrible long moment he was silent.
Of the sources of his vocabulary he is, for the most part, as unaware as he is of the moment when he ate the food which makes a bit of his thumbnail.
For a moment she envisioned him and felt a pang of loneliness.
I knew, too, it was immense! awful! and for a moment some of the sunshine seemed to have gone out of the day.
The moment had made him acutely aware of the instinct to replicate.
At the moment, it felt more domestic than romantic.
For a moment he stared into his coffee.
For a moment Lisa was too stunned to say anything.
I thought a moment before answering.
Destiny didn't need her at the moment.
Just embrace the moment.
He hesitated a moment.
For a moment he looked down at her, his expression somber.
For a moment he looked as startled as she felt.
He was silent a moment.
She paused a moment.
For a moment she was shocked by his words.
Lisa paused a moment.
They stared at each other for a moment.
The woman stared at her for a moment.
For a moment she avoided him.
He stared at her for a moment.
A moment of silence preceded Mary's response.
At that moment he was surprisingly attractive.
Carmen shifted her attention to Señor Medena, who was focused on Alex at the moment.
She had accepted the idea that she would never know this moment.
For a moment she felt the dull aching pain of being utterly alone.
She tentatively lifted a foot into the front seat, and knew a moment of panic when her sandal heel caught in the hem of her dress.
Their eyes met for a moment... piercing blue eyes meeting startled green eyes in a battle of nerve.
It poised for a moment and then took a dive off the cliff.
Her knees were trembling as if they were going to give way at any moment, and her face felt devoid of blood.
After a moment of thanks, they all began their meal.
The ATV climbed over large rocks, threatening to unseat them both at any moment.
It wasn't enough, but it was all she felt capable of at the moment.
She leaned against his chest for a moment, comforted by his sympathetic embrace.
For a moment his warm lips felt reassuring, and then reality broke the spell.
Connie was silent a moment.
But there were more important things to think about at the moment.
His piercing gaze held hers for a moment, and then his expression softened ever so slightly.
His expression revealed surprise for a brief moment, and then his eyes flashed with anger.
For a moment he looked surprised, and then he frowned.
Was she always misinterpreting his intent, or was he merely quick-witted enough to think of a good excuse on the spur of the moment?
Blood left her head so fast that for a moment she thought she would faint.
Lisa was silent a moment, gathering courage.
I plan to grab every moment I can in the country.
For a moment she contemplated silence, but what would be the point?
She hesitated a moment, wanting to tell him, but thinking she would be betraying Yancey if she did so.
When you start seeing Nick... that way, try to replace it with a warm family moment.
The moment his lips touched hers, she was wide awake.
They gazed into each other's eyes for a moment before he spoke.
For the moment, the soft couch was a haven to her exhausted and aching body.
For a moment, she said nothing - afraid to trust her voice.
At the moment, she wasn't sure whether she found all his concern touching or insulting.
He stared down at her for a moment, his expression unreadable.
At that moment it occurred to her that Michael merely enjoyed a good chase.
He paused for a moment to catch his breath.
Mr. and Mrs. Marsh stared at her for a moment and finally Mr. Marsh spoke.
Mr. Marsh glared at her for a moment, and then his gaze slowly warmed.
She watched him climb stiffly into his wagon and knew a moment of sadness when she remembered that before long she would be leaving and she would never see him again.
At the moment he was one of the most important people in her life.
Bordeaux paused beside Pete and spoke to him for a moment before he strolled over to join Cassie.
For a moment she was tempted to tell Darcie.
Adrena tipped her head to the side and studied Cynthia thoughtfully for a moment.
He made an excellent companion, a fact that hadn't occurred to her before that moment.
No, I simply think there is a proper way to do things, and humans have a habit of doing what pleases them at the moment, not what is best for the future.
At the moment, it was her honor at stake, not Cade's.
It was in her mind to tell Claudette to take a long walk off a short pier, but a cool voice interrupted them at that moment.
For a moment he gazed down at her as though something were troubling him, but then he finally turned.
For a moment she lay still, afraid any movement would frighten him away like a wild cat in the daylight.
For a moment she had the shocking realization that the situation was out of control.
Had it meant anything at all to Cade, or was it merely a moment of desire?
He glanced up sharply at her statement and regarded her sourly for a moment.
She waited a moment and then curiosity got the better of her.
There were more important things to think about at the moment - like how she was going to support a baby on her meager wages.
The moment was so perfect - and then she walked in and said that... ruined everything.
For a moment he held Zach, body in one hand and head cradled in the other.
I thought a moment.
I just stood there for a moment or two, taking it all in.
She thought for a moment.
Martha was unable to get by her natural compassion of the moment and look at a long term goal.
Trust and seizing the moment are the only chances for success.
I did it on the spur of the moment.
He thought a moment before answering.
He paused, but only for a moment.
A full hour hadn't passed so I hoped it wasn't Daniel Brennan with Molly due back any moment.
Howie wasn't tops on my list of favorite people at the moment.
Willard thought for a moment.
Jackson took a moment to respond.
I thought for a moment the woman might cry out but my look froze her to silence.
If you'd spare a moment and look at it, I'll have you driven back to the hospital after you're finished.
Until that moment, he hadn't really cared why Sofi saved the life of the woman before him.
She waited for a long moment in case he came back.
In that moment, he had a feeling she'd pay up without resistance.
He was quiet for a moment, his thoughts going to the life he'd lived before the Schism.
They gazed at each other for a long moment.
She felt ill the moment the words left her mouth.
For a moment, she thought she should know him.
He'd never been afraid of anything in his life until that moment when all his power and control meant nothing.
They glared at each other for a long moment before Talon gritted his teeth and lowered his gaze in reluctant deference.
They stared for a long moment then Talon shoved her towards the water.
He pushed himself out of bed and stood for a long moment, gazing out the window at the fields of winter wheat glowing in the moonlight.
For a moment, Dusty was reminded again of the strong, confident leader Darian had been, long ago.
Dusty studied him a moment longer, recalling his conversation with the Watcher.
Dusty gave Bianca a moment.
He appeared to sulk for a moment then grew thoughtful.
The Watcher lingered for a moment.
Stalking an innocent woman in the alley was a cakewalk, until the moment she said something she shouldn't have known.
In that moment, Jule pitied her.
He was quiet for a long moment.
He flailed for a moment then went still, pinned between the car and the garage.
The moment she unlocked the screen to call her father, Jule's gaze sharpened.
Come with me for just a moment, and I'll leave you to the rest of the evening.
He disappeared, and she stared after him for a long moment before grabbing as many weapons as she could carry and returning to her room.
She sat for a moment, finally admitting she needed to embrace whatever it was about her that made her special.
Her father released her hand and gazed at her for a long moment.
Jule hesitated only a moment longer before he cupped her face in his hands and kissed her.
Damian was quiet for a moment.
For a moment, she wondered if Darian had followed her here, too, like he did everywhere else.
Her father returned around noon, his agitation apparent the moment he stepped in the door.
The moment the words left her mouth, she knew her mistake.
There was a moment of silence, and she could almost see Sondra assessing what to do.
She sat on her knees for a long moment.
He felt it in his bones, just as he'd felt a soul-deep connection to her the moment he'd touched her.
The man in the corner of her mind stopped clawing at the edges of her thoughts and chose that moment to speak to her.
He saw Jilian's blow cleave the Traveler apart the moment he materialized down the hall.
She hung in indecision for a long moment until she recalled that being in his arms was the only place she ever found peace.
Damian wrapped his arm around her and held her close for a moment, torn between thoughts of her naked and thoughts of his brother's death.
She hesitated only a moment longer before bolting and disappearing up a set of stairs.
He was still for a long moment before he nuzzled it.
A moment later, it melted, and he embraced her.
She was more grateful to him in that moment than she'd ever been.
In that moment, nothing else mattered to him.
After a thick moment of silence, she forced herself to continue.
She sighed, delighting in the tender moment.
She regretted alluding to it the moment the raw look of anguish crossed his face.
She stood in front of the door nervously for a long moment, not certain it would open.
He assessed her for a moment before continuing.
Deidre lay still for a moment before her eyes opened.
The unnaturally deep intimacy of the moment wasn't lost on her.
A moment later, the door opened, and she gasped.
From the moment he first offered her the deal that landed her in Hell, he read her.
It took a moment for her to register the truth.
For a long moment, Darkyn was quiet.
His head was bowed near hers, eyes closed, as if he was…pleased to share the moment with her.
The intimate moment was gone, replaced by the tension that always filled the space between them.
Deidre paced for a moment before caving.
Gabriel was speechless for a long moment.
She pressed her lips together for a moment.
Gabriel was still for a moment.
She was quiet for a moment.
She sensed weakness and dwelled on the instinct for a moment.
He forced her to face her reality from the moment she awoke with his name on her back.
After a moment grappling with her mixed emotions, she got up and called a portal.
After a moment, Gabriel laughed.
Deidre was quiet for a moment.
Deidre was silent for a moment, wrestling with herself.
He held her for a moment then swept her up in his arms.
After a moment, she felt him place her on the bed.
She was quite for a moment, thoughtful.
After a moment, the door cracked open.
Harmony was quiet for a moment.
After a moment, she realized none of them could see the portal to Hell the way she could.
For a moment, Deidre pitied them.
For a moment her heart leapt, fearful their light had died permanently, trapping them in this awful place.
Dean thought a moment.
Cynthia thought a moment.
She thought a moment.
I guess that shows they at least believed what they were doing was right—not just whacking you on the spur of the moment because they were mad as hell, taking their anger out on your backside.
He thought a moment.
Though whips and chains wouldn't have gotten him to admit it, he was so insanely jealous of his brother's moment of glory he would have sold his soul and auctioned wife Ginger to have done the same damn thing.
They sat for a moment while Dean opened his knapsack and checked their limited equipment.
Dean thought a moment before answering.
Then he thought a moment.
Joseph thought a moment.
She thought a moment, and then saluted as a flag-draped collie passed them.
We couldn't have been happier, and it never changed for a moment for the whole twelve years before he died.
Dean wondered for a moment if Fred might have borrowed it, but dismissed the thought.
While the warm sun drenched them and there wasn't a cloud in sight, they'd learned from recent experience that mountain weather could blow in misery at a moment's notice and replace the sunshine with drenching, chilling rain.
Dean thought a moment before responding.
Lydia thought a moment.
Roger thought for a moment.
Fred thought a moment.
For a long moment, he was too surprised to speak.
The human was lost the moment Darkyn's name appeared across her back.
For a moment, Wynn thought she'd refuse.
Deidre stayed for a moment then decided to leave, more interested in exploring the world than waiting long enough to see what happened.
She waited her whole life for this moment, and all she was able to do was watch him leave her.
The mating bond present last night formed anew the moment he healed her from the demon attack.
Her face skewed a moment before her eyes opened.
Gabriel took a moment to breathe deeply, unsettled by how quickly his assassins were falling.
Until that moment, she thought him there to visit.
She traded everything for this moment, and Gabriel wasn't beside her.
At the moment, he wasn't able to remember what Erik's was.
Andre was quiet for a long moment.
A moment passed before he appeared.
Deidre had never seen him like this, as a quietly commanding figure, capable of lethal force one moment and gentle kisses the next.
She was lost for a moment in the sensations of his warm hand clasping hers.
For a moment he cradled her in his arms, caressing her back.
From that moment on, her heart belonged to him.
After a moment, she stepped forward and held out her hands to Destiny.
He stared at her for a moment before the creases disappeared.
For a moment he didn't respond.
For a long moment they gazed into each other's eyes.
At the moment it was embarrassing, but he would make her forget that too.
He silently held her close for a moment.
Lori hesitated a moment.
For a moment his gaze wandered over her face reflectively.
For a moment she was silent, thinking about Alexia.
For a long moment he looked into her eyes.
Pushing the moment to the recesses of her mind where she could cherish it another time, she smiled up at him, lightening to his mood.
For a moment Carmen thought Lori was going to cry.
From the moment she met him, her heart had betrayed interest in him, even when she denied it.
For a moment they simply looked into each other's eyes.
For a long moment they held each other, lost in a sweet moment of oneness.
His new schedule often sent him to bed early and kept him there until the last moment.
He sat a moment longer and then reached out and covered her hand with his.
Alex always seemed to know the right thing to say in any moment, and his silence often felt awkward.
Katie was quiet a moment, and then smiled.
In that moment she wanted to scream and run.
For a moment he held her, looking down at her face.
For a moment she stared at the dark form of his back.
For a moment as they gazed at each other forlornly, she wanted to run to him.
To move, or even breathe, would have destroyed the moment.
For a moment he searched her face in the mirror, and then he turned away, striding from the room.
His reflective gaze covered her absently for a moment and then he looked away.
He was quiet a moment, and finally she looked up to determine his response.
He sobered, staring at the screen a moment before typing again.
He paused a moment, staring at the screen as if it might respond.
For a moment his gaze ran over her face, and then it found her eyes, probing her mind without revealing a single thought of his.
After a moment he leaned forward and kissed her on the mouth.
For a moment she sat still, wishing that it had continued.
His attention left her for a moment while he reached over and closed the program down without saving.
For a moment she stood before him, waiting for him to take her in his arms again, but he didn't.
Only one thing made him different than before in that moment, and talking would have been a waste of precious time.
For a moment her fingers paused over the keys.
For a moment she considered his response before typing.
A moment later he sat upright in bed.
Alex was sitting in his chair and they were alone at the moment, so it was a good time to approach him.
For a moment he studied her, his expression unreadable.
He took a bite and savored it for a moment.
He stared at her a moment and then his eyes twinkled with humor.
He walked into the kitchen and stood a moment watching Carmen.
For a moment they held each other and kissed.
She'd been anticipating this moment for awhile.
He held her gaze for a moment too long before looking away.
Her attention lingered on it for a moment before she wrote one more.
Wynn was still for a long moment.
He'd never been so thrilled to see a dead man as he was that moment.
She thought for a long moment.
From the first moment I met you, I knew you were meant for something different.
Tamer hadn't bothered to put on a shirt, appearing as if he'd leapt out of bed the moment the wards alerted him.
My thought was that it was a like a time bomb, awaiting the right moment for our dear deity to reemerge, Wynn said.
For a long moment, she stared.
She wished she had a moment to talk to Gabriel, the deity charged with protecting the dead, to make sure she wasn't doing something wrong.
The woman studied her for a long moment.
He gazed at her for a long moment, an odd gleam in his eye.
But not even in the worst of times did they ever regret for a moment abandoning their life in the East for this quiet mountain hamlet they now called home and their sometimes hectic life of running a country inn.
The young girl thought a moment and agreed.
Dean thought a moment and then said, "Shipton is on his way out here."
Edith shut her eyes and Dean thought for a moment she might once again faint.
Effie thought a moment.
Dean decided to seize the moment.
A moment's hesitation, a quick hand on the door knob, and Edith Shipton disappeared into the bedroom of her long ago lover.
She put down the knife and thought a moment.
Able Whitehouse paused a moment before answering.
He has spoken to me in whispers, in the dark of the night, how waves of guilt over our relationship are with him every waking moment, and yet he loves me so as to risk all for my embrace.
Unless they arrest me, I'm still in Bird Song, and that's where all the action is right at the moment.
There was a moment of realization as he understood her brave actions, and then a snap as the line let loose and he tumbled backwards like some mortally wounded game bird shot from the sky, arms outstretched, scream muffled in his mask.
She thought a moment before answering.
Penny thought a moment.
She thought a moment and then turned to Dean, a puzzled look on her face.
She sat with her head on his shoulder for a moment then began to weep softly.
Connor stared straight ahead for a moment, picked up his glass and drained it.
He paused at the door for a moment, You need to promise me something now.
Heading up the walk to the mansion, he stopped for a moment to take in the trees that were just beginning to change color.
He yearned to see her face, but when he approached to make her turn, she disappeared, the moment they touched.
After an awkward moment, she said, "I hope you know that I would never do anything to hurt you."
They were both quiet for a moment, and then Sarah said, "Will you please give me a chance to prove that this isn't as bad as you think."
I would lay down my life for her without a moment's hesitation.
When he had finished, Sarah waited a moment then brought her hands together.
After a moment of awkward silence he said, "I'm sure you know what your name means."
He stared at it incredulously for a moment before turning to her.
He felt as if they were melting in to each other, and rather than anticipating what could come next, he was content to just stay in this moment.
She took a sip, licked her lips, then studied the glass for a moment.
She raised her face and kissed him softly, lingering for just a moment.
He had not realized until this moment how important it was that Sarah and Elisabeth like each other.
For a moment, he thought she might cry, so he led her back into the hallway.
She stood motionless for a moment, staring.
She laid her head back and after a moment, he felt a teardrop fall onto his chest.
He put the bag on the bed and stood staring at it for a moment.
He contemplated her words for a moment, then shook his head.
They stood quietly for a moment.
Jackson glared at her for a moment, then dropped her and ran.
He glared at her, and for a moment she thought he might fight her.
He steadied himself with his hands on his knees for a moment, panting; then opened a bottle and started to drink, fast; desperate to find oblivion.
Jackson stared straight ahead for a moment then, without a word, grabbed another bottle and skulked upstairs.
His confidence in finding a way to make the relationship work grew with each passing moment.
The other three were silent for a moment while what he said sunk in, then all at once they started laughing.
Jackson dropped his head and rubbed his forehead for a moment, then looked up at her grimacing.
They put aside the heaviness of their situation and focused on their feelings for each other, living in the moment.
Jackson fell silent for a moment then met her gaze.
And now the moment of truth is upon us.
Jackson watched the two women for a moment, still dumbstruck.
At the exact moment they both said, "We can never tell Sarah."
He looked pensive for a moment.
Jackson stared straight ahead for a moment.
Sam went quiet for a moment.
Miriam appraised him for a moment.
She glanced down, taking a moment to compose herself, and then placed her hand over Jackson's.
He paused for a moment before continuing, Elisabeth, I used to believe living an eternity would be more than I could endure.