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just a second

1. Wait for a short period of time. Just a second, darling, I'm almost finished.
2. Only a very brief amount of time. The doctor will be with you in just a minute.
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just a ˈminute/ˈmoment/ˈsecond

(informal) used to ask somebody to wait for a short time: ‘Is Mr Burns available?’ ‘Just a second, please, I’ll check.’
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