Examples of opportunist in a Sentence
a political opportunist who changed his health-care plan to win the election
ever the opportunist, she immediately set about becoming the incoming administrator's new best friend
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Ever the opportunist, Trump embraced the moment and sent a follow-up tweet, welcoming the attention.
Others, though, see Mr. Usovsky as evidence of Russia’s mastery of plausible deniability and its willingness to bet on opportunists, no matter how slim their chances of success.
Others are opportunist: there is a painting of Lenin made entirely with human hair, done by a strangely flamboyant hairdresser who wanted the Communist Party Central Committee to attach him to the hairdresser’s salon in the Kremlin.
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Definition of opportunist for English Language Learners
: someone who tries to get an advantage or something valuable from a situation without thinking about what is fair or right
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