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inopportune moment

An unfortunate or inconvenient moment in time. I'm afraid you've caught me at an inopportune moment, as I'm just about to leave for the airport.
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But that perversity, which all children have more or less of, and of which little Pearl had a tenfold portion, now, at the most inopportune moment, took thorough possession of her, and closed her lips, or impelled her to speak words amiss.
It seemed a strangely inopportune moment for a proud member of a proud race to unbend in casual conversation with a captor.
The devil that lived in the brandy prompted Dirkovitch at this extremely inopportune moment to make a speech.
'You have to surround yourself with good actors, writers; people you can rely on in such inopportune moments.'
Arguably City have had their bad patch this season - Kevin de Bruyne has yet to start a league match this season and they have lost David Silva and Sergio Aguero at inopportune moments.
IT SEEMS Gareth Southgate has a habit of picking the most inopportune moments to come and watch Newcastle United's England hopefuls in action on Tyneside.
Disasters always happen at the most inopportune moments; a pipe bursts while you're on vacation or the heat goes out in the middle of winter.
It's going to be hopefully a slow burn as we start to see a little bit more about what Caitlin was up to and her struggle over those last six months, and then unfortunately, as tends to happen, things that we try to keep secret find a way of bubbling to the surface, and sometimes in inopportune moments."
Cavanagh has been tested regularly throughout his lengthy career and doesn't have a problem with the principle, more the way in which it is imposed on players at inopportune moments.
is fun in places - but the game play is incredibly repetitive and there are random frame rate hiccups at inopportune moments.
And there are random frame rate hiccups that happen at very inopportune moments.
On paper it sounds great - and it is fun in places - but the game play is incredibly repetitive and there are random frame rate hiccups at inopportune moments.
Such activities, like the confessions of pregnant servant girls at inopportune moments, formed the staple diet of many Welsh short stories and plays, the line 'I will not canvass!' drawing warm applause from those who had suffered under the system.
There are "Boo!" moments on darkened stairwells, people running out of ammo at the most inopportune moments and machete-assisted field surgery to save the just-bitten.
The lovers' lives thereafter intersect only at inopportune moments, assuring that love is repeatedly found and lost.