German for Moment!
To BEST learn words like the German for moment,
use a Memory Trigger cartoon:
der Augenblick (m) = moment
... imagine that in a moment you will see the OGRE BLINK!
Moment in German literally means: 'in the look (blink) of any eye'. The best way to remember new words and phrases is with a Memory Hook or Trigger, and one of the most powerful is a visual hook like the above. But there is more to the picture than meets the eye...
Note the ogre in the picture is male to help remind you that this word is masculine. Also, the trigger is color-coded blue, and in the programme, you will hear a male voice.
Remember the picture ... remember the German word plus remember the gender - all that the same time!
Some useful expressions for moment in German:
Einen Augenblick bitte! = One moment, please!
Augenblick mal! = Just a moment!
in diesem / im selben Augenblick = at this/that moment
im ersten Augenblick = for a moment
im letzten Augenblick = at the last moment
im richtigen Augenblick = at the right moment
im nächsten Augenblick = at the (very) next moment
jeden Augenblick = any moment/minute
alle Augenblicke = constantly
augenblicklich (adj.)= immediate, present (at this time), temporary, momentary
augenblicklich (adv.) = immediately, at the moment
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So, if you have always wanted to know how to say, "Just a moment," in German, well, you can, and what's more, you'll remember it ...
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