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be in the right spot at the right time

To happen to be in a situation where one can capitalize on or make the most of an extremely fortunate opportunity. I got talking to the CEO of this new tech company at a party last night, and he said they're looking for developers just like me! I'm telling you, most of life's success comes from being in the right spot at the right time.
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Once these tasty bottom feeders school up to do their thing, if you're in the right spot at the right time it won't take you long to catch your snapper limit.
It seems the right people were in the right spot at the right time -- because now we are coming back and our album will be released in Korea in the following months.
Jennifer Jerrett, the Atlas employee stationed in Yellowstone, was at the right spot at the right time to record a wolf whining, and she captured the sound of a grizzly feeding on the carcass of a drowned bison from the safety of her car.
Weise was in the right spot at the right time to score what amounted to an empty-netter to give the Canadiens a 1-0 lead 38 seconds into the second period.
With our pressure, we were able to get to them and I was in the right spot at the right time," Dargan said.
100G is in the right spot at the right time," Redpath says.
With current telescopes we need to be lucky to look at the right spot at the right time.
To be in the right spot at the right time I suppose is the one bit you can control, and he did do that, so fair play to him.
Maybe ifs the Alaskan coming out in me, where trees are an afterthought and success depends on being able to move to be in the right spot at the right time.
It really never hit me as all that unusual, but Pat was so excited I began to think how lucky I was to be in the right spot at the right time to kill back-to-back banded birds.
I actually took the helm of the sailboat in the cover pic to ensure we were exactly in the right spot at the right time for the right emotional shot.
Coastguards without local knowledge may not have directed the aircraft to the right spot at the right time and as we all know, the tide stops for no man.