chance of a lifetime


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.
Like this video? Subscribe to our free daily email and get a new idiom video every day!

chance of a lifetime

An extremely important and/or fortuitous opportunity, especially one that is not likely to ever present itself again. Often (but not always) used hyperbolically. They offered me the chance of a lifetime to travel the world and write about my experiences abroad. Make sure you take advantage of our sale, it's a chance of a lifetime!
See also: chance, lifetime, of