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Could we have a moment of silence?

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61 examples:

There was a moment of silence.

Let's have a moment of silence.

Let's have a moment of silence for all those who are stuck in traffic on their way to the gym to ride the stationary bicycle.

This is the house of touch-me Roque. There's always fuss and fights—if it's not the kids quarrelling, it's the parents. There is never a moment of silence here.

A moment of silence is not inherently religious.
(Sandra Day O'Connor)

There will also be a moment of silence.
(USA Today - NBA, )

Team will hold a moment of silence and wear black armbands.
(USA Today - Soccer, )

But in the end, a moment of silence spoke louder than words.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

After the shredding, a moment of silence to those gone before their time.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Music, )

Players will wear a helmet sticker, and there will be a moment of silence.
(USA Today - NFL, )

The family of "Rowdy" Roddy Piper is asking fans to observe a moment of silence.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Once David and Andrew Fung start talking about food, there's hardly a moment of silence.
(NBC News Entertainment, )

There was a moment of silence for two slain NYPD officers before the game on Sunday night.
(USA Today - NBA, )

Let’s all have a moment of silence for the greatest aqua-fitness teacher that never was.
(The Vancouver Sun - Entertainment/Arts, )

The crowd shared a moment of silence outside the tiered building, which was bathed in the red, blue and white...
(Los Angeles Times - Daily Dish, )

The tones are followed by a moment of silence, and the effect is not unlike the strike of a bell before a meditation session.
(Randall Roberts in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Rescue workers in Oso halted operations on Saturday to observe a moment of silence for those who died in last week's landslide.
(BBC News - World News, )

French lawmakers paused for a moment of silence and sang a solemn national anthem to honor the victims of the Paris terror attacks.
(CNN - World News, )

Prime Minister Netanyahu observed a moment of silence at the start of a special cabinet meeting to mourn the death of Shimon Peres.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The New England Patriots observed a moment of silence for an 18-year-old fan who was killed in the West Bank while studying in Israel.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Malaysians observe a moment of silence following the arrival of the bodies of 20 victims of Flight MH17 which crashed in Ukraine in July.
(BBC News - World News, )

Before the Galaxy routed the Colorado Rapids, -0, on Friday night, the crowd at StubHub Center was asked to observe a moment of silence.
(Jim Peltz in Los Angeles Times - Soccer, )

A moment of silence is also planned for April 28, as union workers plan to remember camera assistant Sarah Jones and learn from her death.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Guilds and Labor, )

A dramatic scene unfolded in the House of Representatives following a moment of silence for the victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting.
(NBC News, )

It was a staggering display of support punctuated by a moment of silence, a rainbow and tens of thousands of people, each holding a candle.
(NBC News, )

The Western Sydney Wanderers will hold a moment of silence at Wednesday night's match in memory of an avid fan who died in the MH17 disaster.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio led a moment of silence Tuesday at City Hall in honor of slain NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos.
(UPI - News, )

At New York's gay pride parade, the largest in the country, there was a moment of silence for the victims of the Orlando attack on a gay nightclub.
(NBC News, )

Beyonce called for a moment of silence for Trayvon Martin toward the end of her Nashville concert after George Zimmerman was cleared of all charges.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

Sanders left the Seattle event without giving the speech after two women seized the microphone and called for a moment of silence for Michael Brown.
(NBC News, )

President Barack Obama marked the first anniversary of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School with a moment of silence Saturday at the White House.
(The Denver Post - Politics, )

Kim Kardashian and half-sisters Kendall and Kylie Jenner enraged fans by appearing to text during a moment of silence for Michael Brown at the 2014 VMAs.
(UPI - Entertainment News, )

President Obama commemorated the innocent lives lost September 2001 with a moment of silence at the White House and a speech at the Pentagon Thursday.
(UPI - News, )

On Wednesday evening, in a church hall in north London, I sat surrounded by a dozen or so men and women, of various ages, head bowed, in a moment of silence.
(The Independent - People, )

Thousands of Boston marathon runners paid tribute to those killed and injured in a bomb attack last year with a moment of silence amid heavy security on Monday.
(The Independent - World News, )

Members of the West Virginia University student body took a moment of silence in honor of Nolan Burch, a student who died after an incident at fraternity house.
(NBC News, )

With heads bowed, MPs stood in the House of Commons on Monday for a moment of silence in memory of the victims of last week's deadly shooting in La Loche, Sask.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Politics, )

New York City honoured its two fallen police officers with a moment of silence at 2.47pm on Tuesday, marking the instant at which they were shot in their patrol car.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

Sunday's graduation ceremony at Hofstra University was a bittersweet affair marked by a moment of silence for a 21-year-old student killed by a police officer two days ago.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

On Friday morning the Roanoke, Virginia television station WDBJ will mark the one year anniversary of Alison Parker and Adam Ward's deaths with a moment of silence on the air.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

The NHL led the way with a moment of silence prior to Game Three of the Stanley Cup Finals as professional sports around the United States paid tribute to Muhammad Ali on Saturday.
(The New York Times - Pro-Basketball, )

There was a moment of silence before Game 6 of the World Series to honor Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, who died in an automobile accident last weekend in the Dominican Republic.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

Haiti’s national soccer team held a moment of silence in homage to Muhammad Ali before a match against Peru at the Copa América Centenario soccer tournament in Seattle on Saturday.
(The New York Times - Soccer, )

Montreal Canadiens legend Jean Béliveau was honoured with a moment of silence and video tribute before the game between the Habs and Minnesota Wild Wednesday night Xcel Energy Center.
(CBC Sports in CBC Sports, )

A moment of silence for Oscar Taveras will be observed prior to Tuesday's Game Six of the World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals, Major League Baseball said.
(The New York Times - Baseball, )

With heads bowed, MPs stood in the House of Commons on Monday for a moment of silence in memory of the victims of last week’s deadly shooting in the northern Saskatchewan community of La Loche.
(The Vancouver Sun - National, )

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says he is hopeful that missing Flight 370 will still be found as lawmakers observe a moment of silence to mark the second anniversary of the plane's disappearance.
(Fox News - World, )

The U.S. marked the 15th anniversary of -11 on Sunday, with a moment of silence marking the instant when a hijacked plane crashed and revealed that the deadliest terror attack on American soil was underway.
(The Vancouver Sun - World, )

Game 6 of the World Series was contested Tuesday night at Kansas City's Kauffman Stadium, where a moment of silence was held prior to first pitch for fallen St. Louis Cardinals outfield prospect Oscar Taveras.
(Doug Harrison in CBC Sports, )

At 2:49 p.m. church bells rang throughout Boston on Wednesday as the city hushed for a moment of silence to mark the exact time two years ago when two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
(Matt Pearce in Los Angeles Times - National News, )

Organizers read the names of the Orlando gay nightclub shooting and held a moment of silence Saturday during Cincinnati's parade and festival events celebrating Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month.
(Fox News - U.S., )

The first of the bodies of people who died in the Malaysian Airlines MH17 tragedy have been returned to the Netherlands, honoured by a moment of silence, and Dutch soldiers, dignitaries and grieving family members.
(CBC News in CBC News - World, )

As rescue teams struggle to find possible bodies buried in mud, the state of Washington will hold a moment of silence Saturday morning at the exact hour one week ago when a landslide struck a rural community, killing 17 people.
(CNN - U.S. News, )

The Phoenix City Council voted Wednesday to end the longstanding tradition of prayer before meetings and replaced it with a moment of silence, preventing an address by a Satanist group and averting a lawsuit over constitutional rights.
(Fox News - U.S., )

Describing a sixth day of Syrian peace talks as both “tense” and “promising,” the chief United Nations mediator said both sides observed a moment of silence Thursday in memory of the tens of thousands who have perished in the civil war.
(Patrick J. McDonnell in Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Six months after the Newtown school shooting, the tragedy will be marked with a moment of silence, the reading of thousands of names of gun violence victims and calls around the country to pass legislation expanding background checks for gun purchases.
(Fox News - Politics, )

In what has become a grim ritual, France paused for a moment of silence Monday to mourn the victims of a major terrorist attack, this time the 84 people killed when a tractor-trailer was deliberately driven through a holiday celebration in Nice last week.
(Los Angeles Times - World News, )

Hundreds of people wept and stood in salute as they remembered 19 fallen firefighters Monday on the anniversary of their deaths with a moment of silence and the chiming of 19 bells that echoed through a historic courthouse square in this Arizona community.
(Fox News - U.S., )

It’s been almost two years since the camera assistant was killed by a train in an "entirely preventable" incident, and her parents are working so that such tragedies will never happen again, calling for all sets to take a moment of silence in commemoration.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Business, )

An award that usually is met with cheers and jubilation instead came with a moment of silence, as The Boston Globe won the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news for its "exhaustive and empathetic" coverage of the Boston Marathon bombing and the manhunt that followed.
(Fox News - U.S., )

A Royal Proclamation, a moment of silence in schools, and the heavy beating of helicopter rotors over Parliament Hill are slated for May 9, but the Harper's government attempt to turn commemoration of the Afghan mission into a national event is facing delays, confusion and the sting of politics.
(The Canadian Press in CBC News - Politics, )

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