choose (one's) moment

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choose (one's) moment

To be circumspect and prudent when deciding the best moment to act. Sometimes used ironically to suggest the opposite. I suggest choosing your moment before you ask the boss for a raise. Wow, she broke up with him on his birthday? She really knows how to choose her moment.
See also: choose, moment
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You went to some trouble to make sure she was alone and very carefully chose your moment to attack "It must have been frightening, terrifying, for her.
Personally I am a great fan of revenge, which can be very sweet of you just bide your time and chose your moment.