when opportunity knocks

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Definition of when opportunity knocks

: when a person gets the chance to do something he or she wants to do You need to be ready when opportunity knocks.

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“When opportunity knocks.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/when%20opportunity%20knocks. Accessed 9 May. 2021.

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