on the spur of the moment
phrasal on impulse ; suddenly

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • on\ the\ spur\ of\ the\ moment — adv. phr. On a sudden wish or decision; suddenly; without thought or preparation. John had not planned to take the trip; he just left on the spur of the moment. Mary saw a help wanted advertisement and applied for the job on the spur of the… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • on the spur of the moment —    If you do something on the spur of the moment, you do it as soon as you think of it, spontaneously, without any planning.     He decided on the spur of the moment to buy flowers for his wife …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • on the spur of the moment — if you do something on the spur of the moment, you do it suddenly, without planning it. It was something I bought on the spur of the moment, and I ve regretted it ever since …   New idioms dictionary

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