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have an eye to/for the main chance

UK Someone who has an eye to/for the ​mainchance is always ​ready to use a ​situation to ​their own ​advantage.
(Definition of have an eye to/for the main chance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “have an eye to/for the main chance”
in Chinese (Simplified) 留心谋私利的好机会, 利用任何机会, 唯利是图…
in Chinese (Traditional) 留心謀私利的好機會, 利用任何機會, 唯利是圖…
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