as if there were no tomorrow

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as if there were no tomorrow

  1. (idiomatic) To an excessive degree, oftentimes with little to no regard to future consequences; desperately; recklessly or wantonly; frantically; very quickly or very much.
    • 1999, Carol Brightman, Sweet Chaos: The Grateful Dead's American Adventure, →ISBN, p. 106 (Google preview):
      Starting with the Pranksters, who were the first to take LSD out of the war labs and hospitals, hippies were mixing drugs as if there were no tomorrow.

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