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English definition of “today North America, tomorrow the world”

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 ".Continue and last Grammar:Nowadays, these days or today?We can use nowadays, these days or today as adverbs meaning ‘at the present time, in comparison with the past’:
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