You or your teacher is quite correct about the phrase "caught up in the moment". That did not come to mind when I responded. It does mean "time" to me, however. The "caught up in" adds much of the experience/emotions meaning of that phrase. In any case, I still don't think that the original sentence is idiomatic English. I can't believe that a NES would say that.Originally Posted by blacknomi
I understand that about "while". :wink:Secondly, TDOL and Mike suggested me completely delete the whole idea about the moment. I agree with you as it clashes with 'while'. It's better rewrite my whole sentence as in Mike's reply. But my teacher said he just tried to keep as close to the original idea that I wrote.
I was trying to collect advises as many as possible to help build better undestanding of English. I hope it helps me. :wink:
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