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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.
Translations of “in the right place at the right time”
in Chinese (Traditional) 在恰當的時機出現在恰當的地點, 佔天時地利…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在恰当的时机出现在恰当的地点, 占天时地利…
(Definition of in the right place at the right time from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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