Thesaurus / opportunity

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A week escaped in which, without having seen Blanche less, he had seen her under circumstances that admitted no opportunity.

To that I would qualify, provided an opportunity were given me to make sure that she is, in all respects, as other vessels are.

The Red RoverJames Fenimore Cooper

Surely by this time they should have revealed the truth, and made the most of the opportunity.

And how could I send you alone, with such an opportunity to be taken care of!

It was about three months after his return that Edgar had an opportunity of finding the advantage of his skill in boxing.

At Aboukir and AcreGeorge Alfred Henty

My musical education, in spite of the limitations of opportunity just mentioned, was the best that the time could afford.

Reminiscences, 1819-1899Julia Ward Howe.

David, seizing the opportunity, deposited his reserve of lozenges in the ground and hastily swept some earth over them.

Brother JacobGeorge Eliot

All he asked in return was that Hood would give him the opportunity of making his personal acquaintance.

In Lithuania the opportunity to speak to the people is offered only on Sunday, and in that case it is better in the church.

He was particularly disliked by Macaulay, who never lost an opportunity of venting his antipathy by attacks upon him.

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