seismic shift

seismic shift

A major change. (Seismology is the study of earthquakes.) That press conference was such a disaster that I'm worried it will cause a seismic shift in how voters view him as a candidate for president. In just the last century, there has been a seismic shift in the treatment of women in this country.
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Some Reds fans put the seismic shift down to Liverpool's performance in Porto on Wednesday night - when Klopp's side walked away from their Champions League tie with a 5-0 victory.
You will see specific and seismic shift in literally the proportion of women who are now going to be running things.
We look forward to collaborating with our task force partners to develop and implement a strategy that capitalises on this seismic shift in the air cargo industry.
of impact, a seismic shift split the sea, tide after tide so high
NFU Scotland, who represent the country's farming industry, warned a significant amount of work and investment would be needed before such "a seismic shift in legislation" to ban all diesel and petrol vehicles would be accepted.
She says Ed shouldn't feel pressure to withdraw, and insists: "There has been a seismic shift to say it's perfectly OK for politicians to do this and I'm delighted to see Ed do so well.
There have been few seismic shifts in the way American, and Colorado, society organizes itself, and I have been fortunate to be in the midst of two very important ones, the latest of which is blossoming before our eyes at this moment.
It marks a seismic shift in public opinion since 1989, when as many as 70% of people thought couples should marry before having a child.
As such, the transport industry is experiencing a seismic shift in technology, regulation and user behavior, which will force all key actors to reassess their business models.
Just as Michael Buerk's reportage caused a seismic shift in attitudes towards famine in the West, so the stark image of three-year-old Aylan Kurdi laying face down in the sand after being washed up on the Turkish coastline has caused another seismic shift.
The proposal represents a seismic shift from the DOL's longstanding approach to regulating companies in the retirement services industry.
In this documentary, Cherry Healey goes behind the scenes to see how these companies are adapting to a seismic shift in the nation's shopping habits, visits Britain's only 'virtual' supermarket.
Dave Hobday, managing director of Worldpay UK, the country's leading payment processing company, said: "We're on the cusp of a seismic shift in shopper behaviour, and predict that everyone from farmers markets to buskers will go cashless.
We really need a seismic shift in the way we deliver health and social care services.
China has now overtaken the US in the past quarter as the nation buying the most West Midlands goods - continuing a seismic shift in the past five years that has played a major role in a huge export boost.