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flash forward

1. verb To depict future events, as in a book, TV show, or movie. The show then flashes forward to connect the present and the future.
2. noun A scene or instance in a book, TV show, or movie that depicts future events. In this usage, the phrase is often hyphenated or written as one word. The show makes use of flash-forwards to connect the present and the future.
See also: flash, forward

flash forward

v.
To undergo a change of scene to a future point in time as a narrative device: The first scene of the movie shows a boy playing with a ball, and then the next scene flashes forward to the character's adulthood.
See also: flash, forward
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However, the flash forward not only confirmed that she was in good health in the future, but she also had what she always wanted- a family.
Flash forward a few decades, to the point where I started to get serious about curing all sorts of meat at home.
Flash forward nearly 15 years and now Beaujolais Nouveau has leveled off, malbec is in slight decline and Provence rose grew 46.6% from 2016 to 2017.
Flash forward to Tuesday night's game where thanks to its veteran-laden starting lineup, the visiting Cougars prevailed 43-29 to net their 11th win on the season.
But we flash forward four years and Heidi is a waitress at a dodgy-looking diner in the middle of nowhere.
The festival comprises different sections including "Gala Presentation", "A Window on Asian Cinema", "New Currents", "Korean Cinema Today", "Korean Cinema Retrospective", "World Cinema", "Flash Forward", "Open Cinema", "Special Program in Focus", "Midnight Passion", "Busan Classic", "Market Section" as well as ceremonies commemorating Korean cinema practitioners.
The video pieces, which were created by NBC Creative Partnerships, use the flashback and flash forward device from the show to create a natural connection for consumers.
Flash forward 300 years and Scottish curlers are some of the best players in the world.
Flash forward to the next century, we see that NATO still remains and the solidarity between the United States and the rest of Europe still in intact.
Flash forward to the 80's with Hassan Jahangir, Alamgir, the Benjamin sisters, Nazia Hassan and others.
Flash Alliance will be extended to December 31, 2029 and Flash Forward to December 31, 2027.
Speaking at San Diego Comic-Con, Spielberg described the book as: "A flash forward to a future out there awaiting all of us whether we like it or not."
Flash forward a few years and we've just helped sort our millionth complaint - something I'm really proud of.
Synopsis: Collaboratively compiled and co-edited by environmental scientists Nora Savage and Anita Street, "Flash Forward: A Series of Futuristic Vignettes" contains ten fascinating vignettes by experts in the field that depict future societies and the implications which increasing technological change has on society and the environment.