Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more
Can't Access your Account?
New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!
Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!
Quote: 'we will be taking off momentarily' ... crossing the Atlantic could be difficult in that case
Nah, no problem. Even if you only take 'momentarily' to have the British meaning of 'for a very short time', it's still correct because take-off doesn't last very long, it's the sustained flight that you're thinking of, but that happens after take-off.
Of course, if you really want to interpret the phrase correctly, you have to take into account the nationality of the speaker, and the fact that in the US the word 'momentarily' means 'very soon'. (As you can see from the link, even when you look up the British meaning of the word, the online Cambridge dictionary still insists on showing you that there's more than just a British meaning of the word.)
I thought you might find that interesting...
Join ePHOTOzine for free and remove these adverts.
TV reporters, et al, who want to bring us up to speed on something or another...what's wrong with bringing us up to date?
Please blow into this bag sir
"This is pretty, isn't it?"
otherwise called "being patronised by shop assistants in their teens" who absolutely hate what you're buying.
ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.
Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.
You must be a member to leave a comment
Get the latest photography news straight from ePHOTOzine in your email every month and win prizes!
1st April 2014 - 30th April 2014
18th April 2014 - 25th April 2014
Check out ePHOTOzine's inspirational photo month calendar! Each day click on a window to unveil new photography tips, treats and techniques.
View April's Photo Month Calendar