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English definition of “like there is/was no tomorrow”

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like there is/was no tomorrow

informal
If someone does something like there is/was no tomorrow, they do it very fast, in large amounts and without thinking carefully: After his win on the lottery, he began spending money like there was no tomorrow.
Translations of “like there is/was no tomorrow”
in Chinese (Traditional) 好像沒有將來似的, 不顧一切地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 好像没有将来似的, 不顾一切地…
(Definition of like there is/was no tomorrow from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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