Opportunity only knocks once

This page is about the saying "Opportunity only knocks once"

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

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

a. listen carefully

b. take it immediately

c. wait for it to come again

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Contributor: Josef Essberger