• at [on] the earliest opportunity
  • 機会がありしだい
  • given the opportunity
  • 機会さえあれば
  • Opportunity knocks only once.
  • ((諺))好機は一度しか訪れない
  • with few opportunities
  • 出世する見込みがほとんどない
  • Agreement could not be reached, so both were temporarily appointed, but further conflict ensued and financial opportunities were lost.
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  • Although social castes are no longer legally recognized, ancestral caste affiliation often continues to affect social status, economic opportunity and roles within the community.
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  • Barnes survived a missed stumping opportunity from Laker in the same over when he was on 18; he came down the pitch and the ball bounced out of the footmarks and narrowly missed leg stump, but Evans fumbled it, and it went away for four byes.
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  • Birdwood took the opportunity of removing McCay, ostensibly on medical grounds.
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  • Democratic party leaders saw the Republicans' choice as an opportunity to take back the White House for the first time since 1856 if the right candidate could be found.
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  • Despite Seattle's continued control of the tempo of gameplay early in the second half, they were unable to create many scoring opportunities.
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  • Diệm reportedly saw the poll as an opportunity to legitimise him as a symbol of Vietnamese democracy, so that he could frame and justify his refusal to participate in national elections as a struggle between freedom and communist authoritarianism.
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  • He could see that the bulk of the Spanish troops had taken station opposite Villatte and, on hearing reports that Barrosa Ridge was deserted, realised that here was an opportunity to take this commanding position.
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  • He had another opportunity to step in for the starting goalie when Brodeur pulled himself out prior to the semi-final game against the Czech Republic due to a sprained wrist.
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  • He has an 8–1 win–loss record and a 0.76 WHIP in the postseason, and he holds numerous postseason records, including lowest ERA (0.70), most saves (42), most consecutive scoreless innings pitched (34 1⁄3), most consecutive save opportunities converted (23), and most appearances (96).
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  • He tried to put an optimistic view on the matter, saying that the close-run vote as an endorsement of his position, and the merger as an opportunity to start with a clean slate with no debt.
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  • Hepburn claimed the main reason she had done the film was the opportunity to ride in a hot air balloon.
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  • However, the community and corporate events held during the Stampede create social networking opportunities and help newcomers acclimatize to the city.
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  • Immediately after senior cadets return to the barracks after receiving their rings, fourth class cadets take the opportunity to surround senior cadets from their company and ask to touch their rings.
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  • In 2006, the Cup toured Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, where wounded Marines were given the opportunity to view and be photographed with the Cup.
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  • In addition, cultural centers such as the South Shore Cultural Center, South Side Community Art Center, Harold Washington Cultural Center and Hyde Park Art Center endeavor to avail art and culture to the public while fostering opportunities for artists.
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  • In co-operation with the Science Museum Oxford Rewley Road station was dismantled in 1999, the main station building and part of the platform canopy were moved to Quainton Road for preservation with the opportunity taken to house improved visitor facilities and the main shop and office of the Buckinghamshire Railway Centre thus maintaining it as a working building.
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  • In the case of Ranomafana National Park, job opportunities and other revenue from long-term research can rival that of ecotourism.
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  • Little was achieved, and Constantine disapproved of the approach of the Labour government and its Prime Minister, Clement Attlee, but declined an opportunity to become a Liberal parliamentary candidate.
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  • Loxton was eighth in the run-scoring aggregates, but was given less opportunities than the other frontline batsmen who scored more heavily; whereas he had 22 innings, they all had at least 26 innings and tended to bat higher in the order.
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  • Many believed Bradley was looking for a reason to end the debates in order to dodge the racial question, and the incident at Eminence gave him the opportunity.
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