One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A time when a person or thing is tested, a decision has to be made, or a crisis has to be faced.‘the moment of truth for most German children comes at the end of Grade 4’
- ‘The fuel crisis has brought us to a moment of truth.’
- ‘At the moment of truth, I immediately felt it was a perfect shot.’
- ‘It was for many the moment of truth in the association's history.’
- ‘Only after they complete their struggles against their opponents will they reach the moment of truth, where they will have to seriously deal with the road map.’
- ‘The dramatic climax is Esther's moment of truth, when she summons the courage to risk her life for her people.’
- ‘After all, it is neither a moment of truth nor a turning point for two of the three characters.’
- ‘There comes a moment of truth when we ask ourselves, what is compassion?’
- ‘He said he had that moment of truth and realized that his position was untenable and he could not continue as the finance minister.’
- ‘‘Tomorrow is a moment of truth for the world,’ the president said at a news conference.’
- ‘Could Britain soon be facing a similar moment of truth?’
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