golden opportunity


: an excellent chance to do or get something

Examples of golden opportunity in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Utah’s odds grew much longer following a faceplant at home (to Arizona State); Oregon failed to improve its position with a home loss to a fellow bubble team (WSU); and Colorado missed a golden opportunity (against Arizona). Jon Wilner, The Mercury News, 11 Feb. 2024 His fumble through the end zone at the end of a jet-sweep cost the Chiefs a golden opportunity for a touchdown. Blair Kerkhoff, Kansas City Star, 22 Jan. 2024 Cathedral Catholic let a golden opportunity slip away later in the second quarter. John Maffei, San Diego Union-Tribune, 2 Sep. 2023 In 2020, a golden opportunity arose when Harvey secured a scholarship to the illustrious Berklee College of Music in the USA. Christian Anderson, Billboard, 29 Nov. 2023 However, their aspirations take an unexpected turn when American mobster Bugsy Siegel arrives in Mexico City, offering them a golden opportunity. Anna Marie De La Fuente, Variety, 16 Oct. 2023 After a video of a Tesla Cybertruck sliding down a snowy embankment with a Christmas tree tied to its roof went viral on social media last week, the U.S. Forest Service saw a golden opportunity. Jessica Garrison, Los Angeles Times, 18 Dec. 2023 The Bulldogs had a golden opportunity to widen their lead when Jack Cunningham fumbled the ensuing kickoff and Landon Senico recovered for Folsom at the St. Bonaventure 16-yard line. Steve Galluzzo, Los Angeles Times, 10 Dec. 2023 The announcement Monday that the Aztecs and Brady Hoke will go their separate ways at the end of the season provides a golden opportunity. Bryce Miller, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Nov. 2023 See More

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“Golden opportunity.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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