en este momento
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en este momento(
ehn
 
ehs
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teh
 
moh
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mehn
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toh
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (at this very instant)
a. at the moment
El Sr. López está en un reunión en este momento. ¿Quiere dejarle algún recado?Mr. Lopez is in a meeting at the moment. Do you want to leave a message for him?
b. right now
Estoy muy ocupada en este momento. Llámame dentro de cinco minutos.I'm very busy right now. Can you call me in five minutes?
c. at present
No tenemos ninguna mesa libre en este momento. Tendrán que esperar unos 15 minutos.We don't have any free tables at present. You'll have to wait for around 15 minutes.
d. just this minute
Los resultados de las elecciones acaban de anunciarse en este momento.The election results have just this minute been announced.
2. (at the present time)
a. at the moment
Normalmente vive en Nueva York, pero en este momento está trabajando en un proyecto en Namibia.He usually lives in New York, but he's working on a project in Namibia at the moment.
b. at present
En este momento, todavía se desconoce la cuantía de los daños causados por el terremoto.The extent of the damage caused by the earthquake is still not known at present.
c. at this time
La incertidumbre que se vive en este momento no hace sino acentuar el malestar social.The uncertainty we are going through at this time only accentuates social unrest.
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