here today, gone tomorrow


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Here today, (and) gone tomorrow.

Prov. Available now, but soon to be gone. (Used to describe something that does not last-often an opportunity). The stores near my house don't stay in business very long—here today, and gone tomorrow. If you want this carpet, buy it now. This sale price is here today, gone tomorrow.
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here today, gone tomorrow

appearing or existing only for a short time He had a string of girlfriends, but they were always here today, gone tomorrow.
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here today, gone tomorrow

if something or someone is here today, gone tomorrow, they only exist or stay in one place for a short time He had a string of girlfriends, but they were always here today, gone tomorrow.
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here today, gone tomorrow

Lacking permanence, fleeting. For example, His book attracted a great deal of attention but quickly went out of print-here today and gone tomorrow . Originally alluding to the briefness of the human lifespan, this phrase was first recorded in John Calvin's Life and Conversion of a Christian Man (1549): "This proverb that man is here today and gone tomorrow."
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