- BIFF: Missed you every minute.
- Suddenly I realize I’m goin’ sixty miles an hour and I don’t remember the last five minutes.
- Wait a minute, I’ve got a pencil.
- BEN: I only have a few minutes.
- But I’ve only a few minutes— WILLY: No!
- HAPPY [grabbing BIFF, shouts]: Wait a minute! I got an idea.
- WILLY: That really is— HOWARD: Wait a minute!
- No …. HOWARD: Geez, you had me worried there for a minute.
- WILLY [angrily]: Business is definitely business, but just listen for a minute.
- Sit down, take five minutes, and pull yourself together, and then go home, will ya? I need the office, Willy.
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- I’m going to Washington in a few minutes.
- Can we talk a minute?
- You got a minute?
- BIFF: I just saw Oliver— HAPPY: Wait a minute.
- I saw him for one minute.
- BIFF: Dad, will you give me a minute to explain?
- I’ve been knocking for five minutes, I called you on the phone— WILLY: I just heard you.
- [To WILLY] We never told the truth for ten minutes in this house!
- WILLY [taking her in his arms]: In a few minutes, Linda.
- What am I doing in an office, making a contemptuous, begging fool of myself, when all I want is out there, waiting for me the minute I say I know who I am!
- WILLY: Two minutes.
- So I went on again—and five minutes later I’m dreamin’ again, and I nearly—[He presses two fingers against his eyes.
- ] CHARLEY: Wait a minute, didn’t you hear the news?
- ] Wait a minute.
- ] I want to, just for a minute.
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as in: a minute amount
very, very small
as in: keep the minutes
a written record of what happened at a meeting