when opportunity knocks

Definition of when opportunity knocks

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

Word by Word Definitions

opportunityplay
  1. :  a favorable juncture of circumstances

    :  a good chance for advancement or progress

knockplay knocks
  1. :  to strike something with a sharp blow

    :  to collide with something

    :  bustle

  1. :  a sharp blow :  rap, hit

    :  a severe misfortune or hardship

    :  setback, reversal


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up when opportunity knocks? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

clearly seen through or understood

Get Word of the Day daily email!