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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Minute’. Over 50 Sentences


Minute — US. [ˈmɪnɪt], UK. [ˈmɪnɪt]

Main meanings:

  1. A unit of time equal to 60 seconds.
  2. A brief or short period of time.


10 simple sentences:

  • Wait a minute, please.
  • He’ll be back in a minute.
  • The meeting will start in a minute.
  • It only takes a minute.
  • She spoke for a minute.
  • It won’t take a minute.
  • A minute passed quickly.
  • In a minute, everything changed.
  • I saw him a minute ago.
  • Can we discuss this for a minute?


The sentences from movies:

Let me just sit here a minute. – No Country For Old Men (2007)

Wait a minute. – Weekend At Bernies (1989)

See you in a minute. – The Seven Year Itch (1955)

In fact, he should be here any minute. – Queen Bees (2021)

Would you give us a minute alone? – From Hell (2001)

But in a minute I’ll be dead. – Cliffhanger (1993)

Any minute now, Linda will find us. – Rio (2011)

They should be by here any minute. – Tucker and Dale vs Evil (2010)

I thought for a minute they’d seen us. – The African Queen (1951)

Ricky, come here a minute. – Magnolia (1999)

We’ll get you up in a minute. – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

I’ll feed you in a minute. – Titanic (1997)

Yeah, but it was a last minute thing. – When Harry Met Sally (1989)

I’ll only be a minute. – Grumpy Old Men (1993)

Don’t believe any of it for a minute. – Marley and Me (2008)

I just don’t have a minute now. – All the President’s Men (1976)

Just a minute, OK? – Planes Trains and Automobiles (1987)

It’ll only take a minute. – Boston Strangler (2023)

You have one minute, go. – Elemental (2023)

Those gorillas may be up here any minute. – Some Like It Hot (1959)

Any minute, he’ll be home. – Pretty Woman (1990)

Think for a minute. – The Killer (2023)

Now you just wait a goddamn minute now. – Pulp Fiction (1994)

Which should be any minute. – Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

Christ, give me a minute. – The Green Mile (1999)

Sit down a minute, Jack. – The Shining (1980)

Tell them I’ll be there in a minute. – Godzilla (2014)

Just wait a sodding minute. – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

Come on, just for a minute. – The Godfather Part II (1974)

It’s gonna blow in less than a minute. – The Avengers (2012)

Oh, wait a minute, that’s my sofa. – Soul (2020)

It’ll just be another minute, okay? – A Walk on the Moon (1999)

Hang on a minute, Jones. – Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001)

Not a minute before, not a minute after. – Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

Give us a minute here. – Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri (2017)

He’s calling back in a minute. – Murder Mystery 2 (2023)

Now wait a minute. – Platoon (1986)

More than a minute, we’re still alive. – Ready Player One (2018)

It’ll be all right for a minute. – Memento (2000)

We have a minute left. – The Blackening (2022)