the minute (that)

the minute (that)

As soon as; immediately when. Lock the door the minute you get inside. Call me the minute that you get the results—I want to know right away!
See also: minute

minute something happens

the point in time at which an event happens. I'll be inside the minute it rains. Call me the minute you get to town.
See also: happen, minute

the minute/moment (that)...

as soon as...: I want to see him the minute he arrives.
See also: minute