- Half a minute!’ cried Frodo, running out of the room to the door.
- A fox passing through the wood on business of his own stopped several minutes and sniffed.
- I give you one minute before I call all my dogs.
- A mortal, Frodo, who keeps one of the Great Rings, does not die, but he does not grow or obtain more life, he merely continues, until at last every minute is a weariness.
- but wait a minute! I was going to say: after a bit of supper, I’ll gel out a small waggon, and I’ll drive you all to the Ferry.
- Must bathe feet a minute.
- ’Wait a minute!’ cried Sam, struck by an idea suggested by firewood.
- If Frodo had really wanted to write a book, and had had many ears, he would have learned enough for several chapters in a few minutes.
- We shall be packed in a few minutes.
- For many minutes he stood looking down at them with a smile.
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- ’Half a minute, if you please!’ shouted the man over his shoulder, and vanished into a babel of voices and a cloud of smoke.
- Now be quiet! ’ Nothing more was heard for several minutes; but then there came out of the depths faint knocks: tom-tap, tap-tom.
- Minutes or hours passed slowly, and nothing happened.
- Off you go, all of you, down the stairs! Wait a few minutes for me at the bottom, but if I do not come soon, go on! Go quickly and choose paths leading right and downwards.
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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