Let’s look at some idioms for small units of time.

hour idioms

An hour is made up of 60 minutes. There are 24 hours in a day.

FUN FACT – The ‘h’ in hour is silent. There are many words where the ‘h’ at the beginning is silent.

hour idioms
hour idioms - finest hour
hour idioms - hour of need
hour idioms - rush hour
hour idioms - happy hour
hour idioms - the eleventh hour

minute idioms

An minute is made up of 60 seconds. There are 60 minutes in an hour.

sayings with time - minute
minute idioms - a mile a minute
minute idioms - fifteen minutes of fame
minute idioms - laugh a minute
minute idioms - last minute

moment idioms

A moment is a very short amount of time. You may have heard the phrase ‘wait a moment’. This means to wait a short amount of time. You can also say ‘wait a minute’ or ‘wait a sec(ond). They all mean the same thing.

moment phrases
moment phrases - have one’s moments
moment phrases - live for the moment
moment phrases - moment of truth
moment phrases - spur of the moment