Meaning of “today North America, tomorrow the world” in the English Dictionary

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"today North America, tomorrow the world" in British English

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today North America, tomorrow the world

used to express the hope that success already achieved in one place will be continued in other places in the future:

"We've just about cornered the market in Europe." "Well, today Europe, tomorrow the world".

(Definition of “today North America, tomorrow the world” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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