ample, considerable, plenty of
We'll have plenty of opportunity to talk later.
| limited, little, not much | excellent, favourable, golden, good, great, marvellous, tremendous, welcome, wonderful
a golden opportunity to invest and export into new markets
| exciting | ideal, perfect | suitable | reasonable
We need to give them a reasonable opportunity to look at the display.
| available | every
Students should take every opportunity to widen their experience.
| historic, once-in-a-lifetime, rare, unique, unparalleled, unprecedented, unrivalled | lost, missed, wasted | career, educational, employment, job, training | business, commercial, economic, investment, market, sales
a missed sales opportunity
(= an opportunity to take photographs of famous or important people)
| equal opportunities
(= the principle of treating all people the same, regardless of sex. colour, etc.)an equal opportunities employer
VERB + OPPORTUNITY
have | find, get
We didn't get much opportunity to swim.
| afford, create, give sb, offer (sb), open up, provide (sb with)
to provide better educational opportunities
| grasp, seize, take (up), take advantage of
May I take this opportunity to congratulate Ruth on her promotion.
| lose, miss
He lost no opportunity to vent his anger on those around him.
| pass up
OPPORTUNITY + VERB
exist | arise, come, occur, offer
When the opportunity came, I seized it with both hands. (formal) The company aimed to expand as and when opportunity offered.
The job will offer you excellent opportunities for promotion.
at the earliest/first (possible) opportunity, at every (available) opportunity, equality of opportunity, the opportunity of a lifetime, a window of opportunity
The ceasefire has created a window of opportunity to rescue the peace process.
Random quote: Do not dwell in the past, do not dream of the future, concentrate the mind on the present moment.: BuddhaLatest queries: put up with, lincoln, performance, diligently, trust, t-junction, truncheon, dent, moonbeam, straw, uncontrolled, overcrowding, curlew, straining, freewheeling, tedious, federal, jumble sale, unrepresentative, opportunity,