get a chance

This page is about the collocation get a chance

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to have an opportunity, or the time, to do something

For example

  • I'm pretty busy, but if I get a chance I'll drop by and see you.

  • You might never get another chance, so do it while you can.

Note:
A similar collocation is "get an opportunity"

Quick Quiz

If you get a chance to go overseas, you

a. can only go if you're lucky

b. can go if you want to

c. might be able to go

Contributor: Matt Errey