"We went overnight from being in the black to being in the red," he said.
But to modern history it's as if we went from primitive hunter-gatherers to farmers/empire builders almost overnight.
People think you get things going overnight.
A great athlete's skills do not go overnight.
As a result, Facit went out of business virtually overnight.
She went overnight from normal life to 50ft-billboard fame.
These sites went from multibillion-dollar enterprises to on the ropes overnight.
Most tend to go overnight, because cancer never sleeps.
I went overnight from the non-thinkers to the thinkers.
Imagine going overnight from a society where you never see a woman's face to being guarded by one with an M-16.