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Opportunity only knocks once

Meaning: We should take an opportunity (or chance) when it comes. According to this saying, it will not come again.

Note: knock (verb) = strike or hit (a door) noisily to attract attention | opportunity (noun) = a lucky chance; a set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something

Quick Quiz:

If "opportunity only knocks once", when an opportunity arises we should
  1. listen carefully
  2. take it immediately
  3. wait for it to come again

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