give (someone) a second(redirected from give something a second)
give (someone) a second
To allow someone or something a moment or brief period of time in which to do something. Honey, this isn't what it looks like, just give me a second to explain! Give the computer a second to reboot so the updates can be properly installed.
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- a/the feel of (something)
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