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Make the most of the present moment.
- ‘David Murphy is one who believes that they have to seize the day.’
- ‘For now, though, the self-styled rebels have seized the day, bulldozing over their quieter, more process-oriented neighbors like a defiant road in the wilderness.’
- ‘It is all about application and seizing the day.’
- ‘They, and the President who leads them, are determined to seize the day.’
- ‘In doing so, we need to decisively seize the day, and broaden the agenda.’
- ‘They wanted me to seize the day and live the moment and not play by the rules.’
- ‘It may turn out that while the big domestic banks are focused on foreign competitors, smaller domestic rivals combining Western best-practices and an intimate understanding of the local market will seize the day.’
- ‘Carpe diem - seize the day - became my unspoken motto.’
- ‘Rather than being bold and seizing the day, we became mired in self-flagellation and uncertainty.’
- ‘However, it does reveal the underlying mindset that allowed these budding war criminals to seize the day without any obvious conscience.’
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