on impulse


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on impulse

Done with recklessly or impulsively, without due thought or consideration. I had always wanted a classic muscle car, so after getting the payout from my insurers I decided to buy one on impulse. I understand that you're dissatisfied with your job, but don't just quit it on impulse—have a plan in place first for what you're going to do next.
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on impulse

after having had an impulse or sudden thought. On impulse, Bob decided to buy a car. I didn't need a cellular telephone. I just bought it on impulse.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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