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Was there a eureka moment for you making the album? The Sun (2012)Then the town council had a eureka moment and adopted it as policy. Times, Sunday Times (2008)His eureka moment came during a dinner party. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Then he had a eureka moment. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Their eureka moment came when they thought of putting the medical data alongside figures showing the extent of economic inequality within each country. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sometimes, their eureka moment can come about through pure chance. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It's been a series of little eureka moments. The Sun (2013)For me, that was the eureka moment. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That news should have provoked a eureka moment: so this is why women are so ill represented in public life. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I didn't pray a prayer or walk an aisle or have a eureka moment. Christianity Today (2000)You've had the eureka moment... now what? Times, Sunday Times (2015)Sure enough, her eureka moment became the cornerstone of a billion-dollar project. Times, Sunday Times (2014)My eureka moment is perfectly natural, Angel says. Times, Sunday Times (2012)As a work of art, it appears disarmingly simple, but then so many eureka moments do. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And, as so often in life, the eureka moment came via the medium of celebrity anecdote. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The government's third eureka moment was the idea of buying empty city-centre property and turning it into social housing. Times, Sunday Times (2008)My very own eureka moment came, one recent morning, in the shape of a pillow being hurled full speed towards my head. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I had my eureka moment on this subject recently, on an idyllic desert island in the Maldives. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Barring a eureka moment, I predict the message will be to settle in for a long slog. Times, Sunday Times (2008)

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