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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The FA has undergone a seismic shift when identifying young talent with the traditional scouts being replaced by stats and staff studying computers.
Just look at the seismic shift in the Irish republic where laws are now being liberalised.
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."
This represents a seismic shift. Jews are now being indicted not just for supporting Israel but for being Jewish.
of impact, a seismic shift split the sea, tide after tide so high
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.
Invenergy s sales and marketing lead Craig Gordon said: Over the last few years there has been a seismic shift in the way corporate customers like Owens Corning have thought about the value proposition of renewable energy.
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.
The new enemy within The 9/11 attacks caused a seismic shift in the US's relation with Islam and, by extension, with the Middle East.
He hailed the move as a "seismic shift" to revolutionise mental health care - and it marks a major victory for the Sunday Mirror's campaign to help sufferers.
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.