at the first opportunity

idiom

: as soon as it is possible for someone to do something
We will correct the error at the first opportunity.

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“At the first opportunity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/at%20the%20first%20opportunity. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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