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A Farewell to Arms
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  • "Wait a minute," Rinaldi said.
  • I’ll just step out the door a minute.

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  • "I can only stay a minute," he said.
  • All right but only for a minute.
  • Please ask the house doctor to come back a minute.
  • I only like two other things; one is bad for my work and the other is over in half an hour or fifteen minutes.
  • "Just a minute," Miss Van Campen said.
  • They got right up in the car the minute I motioned to them.
  • The clock hands pointed to ten minutes after five.
  • It was five minutes after.

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  • The minute I came up I took a breath and went down again.
  • Wait a minute, I will find out where they are.
  • Please look the other way, darling, and I’ll be dressed in just a minute.
  • I’ll start now this minute.
  • Should we sit here just a minute?
  • If he did not send for me in ten minutes I would go down anyway.
  • I thought a minute.
  • About a minute.
  • At the last minute," Meyers said, "they put a lot of money on him."
  • The only time I ever felt badly was when I felt like a whore in Milan and that only lasted seven minutes and besides it was the room furnishings.

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as in: a minute amount Define
very, very small
as in: keep the minutes Define
a written record of what happened at a meeting
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