snap decision

snap decision

A decision made hastily, recklessly, or without careful consideration. The company enjoyed huge success in the '90s, but a series of snap decisions backfired on them, leading them to the brink of bankruptcy. The officer made the snap decision to take the unresponsive child into his patrol car and rush her to the hospital himself.
See also: decision, snap
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TRAVEL chaos is expected across the north after a snap decision by air traffic controllers to carry out strike action at airports, including Inverness.
Lena makes a snap decision and attempts to surprise everyone by hatching the chick herself.
3 Avoid making a snap decision to buy over the phone - a good provider should be happy to give time to consider.
She made the snap decision that morning to simply run away and be alone for a while.
"This was not a snap decision, and it's not a surprise to anybody because it's exactly what the president said he was going to do," Mulvaney added.
The Canadian winger's snap decision to dye his hair has coincided with a dazzling run of form, teeing up three goals in his last three outings for United as he enjoys a new lease of life under Robbie Neilson.
IT was far from a snap decision when Dudley Zoo assistant curator Jay Haywood picked the winners in a college photography competition.
It was a snap decision. We didn't go into that interview with any concept, I don't think any broadcaster or interviewer has ever actually kicked a serving Cabinet minister off air.
Trump made the snap decision to meet the North Korean leader on Friday after a South Korean delegation brought the invitation to the White House.
Any seasoned sales person will tell you that keeping the customer standing during their patter makes a snap decision more likely.
Zenith Staybrite quoted inflated prices to make discounts look better and claimed offers were timelimited in a bid to rush customers into a snap decision.
THERESA MAY'S announcement to hold a general election in June might have seemed like a snap decision - but could it be a case of 'Snapchat' decisions when it comes to who gets the votes?
I know she is claiming that she has taken this course of action to gain an outright majority to ensure control during what could be a difficult Brexit but, with 30 Conservative MPs being investigated for fraudulent behaviour concerning election expenses, the snap decision could well be down to losing those 30 seats and with them, the majority in Parliament.
Suki is not exactly doing well at school, and a sudden mishap forces her mother to make a snap decision: Suki must go and stay with her great grandmother and great uncle.
Making a snap decision, he runs off with Lily and Max, taking their passports - just two weeks before the custody court hearing.