He had only a brief time to make up his mind what to do.
His little girl, whom he had known for so brief a time, was gone.
Because I want to make you happy in the brief time available to me.
Now she was gone, and he'd had only a brief time with her.
But at least they were together, for this brief time.
For a brief time, at least, my people were happy.
I sat for a brief time by his fire, watching him.
I have a number of points to make in the brief time available.
From the brief time I could get on it the game looks good.
But we hope to live for some brief time yet.