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seize the moment

To take full advantage of life's opportunities whenever and wherever they present themselves; to live life to one's full potential. I've tried to get the most out of life by always seizing the moment. That's how I ended up living in Europe and fell in love with your father!
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But Gabrielle Union seizes the moment with two fists, carrying the movie as the resourceful, brave and desperate parent.
Later, Michael doesn't help himself when he is caught spying on Eileen and As the builder seizes the moment comforts Eileen, Michael stumbles on them and takes a swing at It's the final straw for Eileen she tells Michael their relationship over.
He said: "We are a nation that seizes the moment as we have shown with the Olympic, Commonwealth and Invictus games.
He said: "If no-one seizes the moment today and provides a sustainable business plan to safeguard the library's future, the building will close by 2017 and assets will be sold.
Critic and arts reporter Todd London seizes the moment to talk intimately with the inimitable artist about his long road from the tumultuous early days of the regional theatre, to the actor-centric avant-garde ensembles of the 1960s and '70s, to the woods of Poland with Jerzy Grotowski--and back again to huge renderings of classics like Endgame, Uncle Vanya and The Master Builder in the tiniest of spaces.
Take a look at http://www.microsoft.com/mscorp/innovation/yourpotential/main.html and follow architect Becky as she 'Seizes the Moment'.