a golden opportunity

a golden opportunity

An outstanding, perhaps even ideal, chance to do something. Often one that happens rarely. This is a golden opportunity for you—please don't cancel this interview.
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(a) golden opportunity

Fig. an excellent opportunity that is not likely to be repeated. When I failed to finish college, I missed my golden opportunity to prepare myself for a good job.
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Canada winger James Pritchard, who plays his club rugby for Bedford, felt the tourists had wasted a golden opportunity.
When reviewing these transactions, CPAs have a golden opportunity to protect clients from making potentially costly errors.