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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Wild price swings accompanied last week's heavy stock market losses, the worst weekly slump in years for indices in some countries, making it hard for investors to read the market with any degree of confidence from one moment to the next.
Instead, brain responses vary dramatically from one moment to the next and most importantly, the magnitude of this variability is a stable individual trait.
From one moment to the next you could find yourself flying up and down its steep streets on a historic double-decker tram, sailing aboard a junk ship enjoying the spectacular harbour views, or trekking across sprawling country parks.
Imminence is a cliff where I now skirt the edge, holding my breath, knowing that, from one moment to the next, the bell might ring and I'll rush into the pure presence of you, like a doe desirous of the speeding dart.
The other part is that the scale automatically adjusts to your body and your physical condition from one moment to the next.
Roots and Sky is Purifoy's memoir of striving to make a home and face the ins and outs of life as it moves from one moment to the next.
But largely you are left wondering who is narrating from one moment to the next, and you never really lose the feeling that the narrative offered a misogynistic bias towards the adulterer, Thomas.
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.
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.