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I thought tell you in a better moment was the correct phrase, but Google disagrees.

What the common/idiomatic version?

Example sentence:

She wanted to confess her affair to her husband. However, she didn't want to tell him now. She wanted to tell him __

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    She wanted to "wait for the right moment"? "... proper timing"? "... right time"? – shin Mar 16 '17 at 13:34
  • @shin so "tell you at the right moment"? – alex Mar 16 '17 at 13:38
  • @Shin That has got to be an answer! – SovereignSun Mar 16 '17 at 13:56
  • "at a more opportune time" – fixer1234 Mar 17 '17 at 5:38
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We often say "tell you when the time is right".

Here are some examples from Google books.

In the Original Poster's sentence we could say:

She wanted to confess her affair to her husband. However, she didn't want to tell him now. She wanted to tell him when the time was right.

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I agreed with Araucaria's answer. But in case you really want to use the sentence "tell you in a better moment", you could say:

She wanted to confess her affair to her husband. However, she didn't want to tell him now. She wanted to tell him in a better time.

This is grammatically correct, because in the phrase "tell you in a better moment" the word "you" is an object pronoun referring to the third person and can the replaced for "me", "him", "her", "us" or "them" according to the context.

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