Quick answer
"One moment" is a phrase which is often translated as "un momento", and "please" is an interjection which is often translated as "por favor". Learn more about the difference between "one moment" and "please" below.
one moment
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
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1. (general)
a. un momento
There was one moment in the debate that I am sure people will be talking about for days.Hubo un momento en el debate del que estoy seguro que la gente va a estar hablando durante días.
b. un instante
He was there one moment and then gone the next.Estaba allí un instante y luego se había desaparecido.
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An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (polite expression)
a. por favor
Please, bring me a glass of water.Por favor, tráigame un vaso de agua.
2. (expression of annoyance)
a. por Dios
Could you just stop talking for a second, please!¡Por Dios! ¿Puedes dejar de hablar por un momento?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to prefer)
a. querer
The queen does what she pleases.La reina hace lo que quiera.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to satisfy)
a. complacer
You're constantly trying to please people. Don't you get tired of it?Siempre estás intentando complacer a la gente. ¿No te cansas?
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