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English definition of “have an eye to/for the main chance”

have an eye to/for the main chance

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Someone who has an eye to/for the main chance is always ready to use a situation to their own advantage.Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of have an eye to/for the main chance from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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