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Opportunity seldom knocks twice

This page is about the saying "Opportunity seldom knocks twice"

Possible meaning:
Take any opportunity or chance when it comes - it may not come again.

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

Quick Quiz

If "opportunity seldom knocks twice", when an opportunity comes we should

a. wait for it to knock

b. wait for it to ring the doorbell

c. take it immediately

Saying of the Day

Contributor: Josef Essberger