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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.
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Albion Rovers will take their time Reaction Albion Rovers chairman Ronnie Boyd says the club will pick themselves up in LeagueTwo next season - but won't rush into any snap decisions for the future following their relegation.
It suggests that many students feel that they made snap decisions about where to go and what to study, and that more could be done to make the system easier for applicants.
Atharva Murali is not one to make snap decisions. But when he first heard the script of Gemini Ganeshanum Surli Rajanum , the actor decided to bend the rules just this once.
What I don't think you should do is make any snap decisions, particularly if you're at the mercy of pregnancy hormones and mood swings.
HOUSE buyers are making snap decisions and ending up with hefty repair bills, adding thousands of pounds to property costs.
The research suggests that the fierce property market is forcing buyers to make snap decisions with one in four (24%) making just one visit to a property before deciding to purchase it.
Aviva, which carried out the research, suggested that recent strong competition seen in the housing market is forcing some buyers to make "snap decisions", with one in four - 24% - of home owners saying that they had only made one viewing before they decided to buy.
Aviva, which carried out the research, suggested recent strong competition seen in the housing market is forcing some buyers to make "snap decisions", with one in four (24%) of home owners saying they only made one viewing before they decided to buy.
"We must not make snap decisions on the basis of what has happened here.
Cut off from all contact with his handlers, he discovers that snap decisions and precarious risks are a necessary part of his survival.
Don't make snap decisions and take time to speak to someone you can trust like close neighbours, friends or local ward councillors.
According to the Sydney Morning Herald, however, Flower said in a statement that no snap decisions would be made despite the humbling by England's oldest rivals, adding that the reports of him issued an ultimatum of some description to the ECB are totally inaccurate.
4 MAKE MORE SNAP DECISIONS When it comes to making a decision, many of us find ourselves going over the same thing repeatedly.
Dawson is a better option than the ageing William Gallas and I think AVB makes too many snap decisions. I can also see problems between the boss and Emmanuel Adebayor.
There is a wonderful and bubbling sense of excitement about you now, and you are at your very best when you make snap decisions and listen to your inner hunches.