from one moment to the next

from one moment to the next

Quickly and/or suddenly. Rich is stable right now, but the doctor warned us that things could change from one moment to the next.
See also: moment, next, one
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Macro food and beverage consumption behaviors are slow to shift, akin to the movement of the continental plates," said Darren Seifer, food and beverage industry analyst at NPD/'If you sit and stare at the plates along a fault line you're not going to observe any discernible difference from one moment to the next.
In normal time you move from one moment to the next, sunrise to sunset, birth to death.
The winds in Abu Dhabi can shift from one moment to the next, blowing in from a completely different direction," said Jim DiMatteo, the Race Director.
From one moment to the next, the snarling beasts turned into cooing doves, crowding around the poor girl to offer their gallant attentions.
Not knowing what you are doing from one moment to the next will make you irritable.
A cell normally operates in a certain way -- from left to right, let's say -- but sometimes it happens, from one moment to the next, that it goes from right to left.
So far, so good - except for the fact that in this country we can't actually guarantee the kind of weather we're going to get from one moment to the next.
The brain has learned that the real world usually doesn't change suddenly, and it applies that knowledge to make our visual experience more consistent from one moment to the next," Jason Fischer, a postdoctoral fellow at MIT and lead author of the study, which he conducted while he was a Ph.
Sudan, Siyami Hocaoy-lu, described the situation in the troubled African country as changing from one moment to the next.
It's about women who transition with style from one moment to the next in their busy, brilliant lives, and are authentic, inspiring and generous in everything they do.
There are times in the year when the temperature suddenly rises sharply, the wind picks up from one moment to the next and in the space of twenty minutes the sun disappears and the sky turns dirty ochre.
The days pass from one to another during this strange period, and the old man knows that anything can happen from one moment to the next in this beautiful and tragic setting.
From one moment to the next, I didn't know what was going to happen" - Actor Charlie Sheen, on his hell-raising days.
Strong winds and rain of differing intensity served to change track conditions from one moment to the next and another windy, showery day is expected today.
Investors need clear and secure regulations, and they need to know we won't be changing the rules from one moment to the next.