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big moment

An occasion that has been eagerly awaited. It's the big moment—they're finally picking the raffle winner! I'm sorry I spoiled your big moment—I had no idea Brad was going to propose.
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big moment

 and moment everyone has been waiting for
the special time that everyone has been waiting for. The big moment has come. I will now announce the winner. This is the moment everyone has been waiting for. Now we will learn the name of the big winner.
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"I have made that big save at the big moment. It is what I keep saying - I make big saves.
But the Arbroath striker was still cursing the big moment when he blew a golden chance to send his his heroes spinning out of the League Cup on Thursday night.
The Big Moment of marrying Ingrid was more meaningful because of all the small, silly moments we'd shared up to then and would share afterwards.
We waited for the big moment, and were able to see the good light display on Norridge Bottom (a credit to the businesses there).
THE big moment has arrived for Amanda Perrett at her local track Fontwell today.
We'll also give the lucky fan of Rangers, Motherwell, Dundee or Inverness Caley FOUR tickets each so their family and friends can savour the big moment. And as a bonus our winners will each receive a team strip.
The big moment occurred when 43-year-old Madonna was with her son and husband on the sunshine island of Malta.
Athletes never know when they are going to be involved in a potentially big play, and must always be ready for the big moment. Players who feel comfortable going through the motions in practice will find themselves doing the same in a game.
THE BIG MOMENT: Everyone lets their hair down at the stroke of midnight and the opening of the new century at the Sozzled Sausage party, while (below) things are warming up at the White Horse pub, Leamington
I was forever framing remarks preparatory or retrospective to the big moment. When the big moment arrived, as with Rothenberg's paintings, I was dumbstruck.
"The big moment was Christian's chance," admitted Lambert, who had earlier watched the Belgian international have a close range effort saved.
But when it came to the big moment, station bosses blotted out her curves with blobs.
THE BIG MOMENT: I'll never forget gigs from Spiritualised, Divine Comedy and Super Furry Animals here during the 90s - but it's probably best known as the venue favoured by Snow Patrol, who've played it numerous times.
The Oscar winner has vowed to Antonia she will fly to Sydney to capture the big moment.
And if he wants to record the big moment for posterity, we'll be happy to send a reporter and snapper along.