be in the right spot at the right time

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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 that tide turns to outgoing, the fish are quick to leave the flat, so being at the right spot at the right time is important.
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.
With current telescopes we need to be lucky to look at the right spot at the right time. But if we could view the sky with 'radio eyes' there would be flashes going off all over the sky every day."
Merriment it was all the way for the young orphans and the drivers were all concentration as followed the tulip chart, timing themselves well to be at the right spot at the right time. This unique drive conceptualized and promoted by Gulf Oil celebrated its 10th anniversary today.
"We have a lot of initiators in Patrick Shea and Courtland Bluford and Greg Twomey, but those are usually the guys who get him the ball at the right spot at the right time. If Corey's having a good game, it usually means we're having a good game executing everything and he's getting the ball in the right spots."
We had to get where we needed to be at the last second, and I was at the right spot at the right time."
But Hsp90's primary role is to regulate development and cell differentiation, ensuring that the right part grows at the right spot at the right time. This is what ensures that we are born with two hands and two feet instead of four hands.