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English definition of “in the right place at the right time”

in the right place at the right time

in the best position or place to take advantage of an opportunity: The key to success is to be in the right place at the right time.Advantage and disadvantageGood luck and bad luck
(Definition of in the right place at the right time from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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