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Opportunity makes a thief proverbial saying, early 13th century, often used to imply that the carelessness of the person who is robbed has contributed to the crime.

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opportunity

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 61 words.

One takes the opportunity, or an opportunity, or every opportunity, to do something, or, less commonly, of

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opportunity

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 60 words.

opportunity knocks a chance of success occurs. This expression comes from the proverb opportunity never knocks twice at any man's

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opportunity

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Opportunity makes a thief proverbial saying, early 13th century, often used to imply that the carelessness of the person who is robbed has contributed to the crime.

opportunity...

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Opportunity

Edited by Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

P ublished online February 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 43 words.

One of two identical NASA *Mars Exploration Rovers. Opportunity was launched in 2003 July and landed in 2004

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Opportunity

Ian Ridpath.

in A Dictionary of Astronomy

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 43 words.

One of two identical NASA *Mars Exploration Rovers. Opportunity was launched in 2003 July and landed in 2004

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Opportunity

Robert Fay.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 322 words.

Founded in 1923, Opportunity provided a forum for young writers and artists, many of whom became famous during the Harlem

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opportunity

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 125 words.

The expressions have (or take, etc.) the (or an, every, etc.) opportunity are followed either by a

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opportunity

Edited by Robert Allen.

in Pocket Fowler's Modern English Usage

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 125 words.

The expressions have (or take, etc.) the (or an, every, etc.) opportunity are followed either by a

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Opportunities

Trond Petersen.

in The Oxford Handbook of Analytical Sociology

January 2011; p ublished online June 2017 .

Article. 10661 words.

This article examines how the concept of opportunity is used in analyses of choices people make and in analyses of social inequality and civil rights. It first considers the distinction...

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opportunity

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 94 words.

opportunity makes a thief proverbial saying, early 13th century, often used to imply that the carelessness of the person who

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