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seize the day

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A calque of Latin carpe diem.

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seize the day

  1. (idiomatic) To enjoy the present and not worry about the future; to live for the moment.
  2. (idiomatic) To make the most of today by achieving fulfillment in a philosophical or spiritual sense.
  3. (idiomatic) To attack the day's efforts with vigor and purpose.

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