from this day forward


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from this day forward

Starting today and continuing into the future. I vow to honor and cherish you from this day forward. From this day forward, I resolve to take my responsibilities more seriously.
See also: forward, this

from this day forward

Also, from this day on; from now on. Beginning today and continuing forever, as in They promised to follow instructions from this day forward, or From now on I'll do what you say. The first rather formal expression for this concept dates from about 1500. The second was used in the past tense by Thomas Hobbes in Odyssey (1675): "From that day on, centaurs and men are foes." The last version is the most common today.
See also: forward, this
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It reads in part, "Be it known from this day forward that Satan, ruler of darkness, giver of evil, destroyer of what is good and just, is not now, nor ever again will be, a part of this town of Inglis.
From this day forward, all city councils throughout California have to be more responsive and more accountable to their citizens,'' said Jeff Brain, co-chairman of Valley VOTE (Valley Voters Organized Toward Empowerment).
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Therefore, be it resolved that, from this day forward, the Thousand Oaks City Council could consist of only one person, addressed as ``Your Highness.
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4) when he poignantly described a 3-year-old girl whose father and brother were killed in an accident she survived as piteously crying because "Though from this day forward she couldn't really understand it, for the rest of her life her dad was gone.