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. I'm giving you a golden opportunity to prove to Mom and Dad that you can be trusted with the car. Don't blow it! This meeting with potential investors is a golden opportunity for us to grow our brand!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

(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.
See also: golden, opportunity
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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