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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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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.
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.
He's been at the right spot at the right time, but he's also had some outstanding individual efforts to help create goals," Arena said.
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.
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.
It is also important because astronomical targets follow highly predictable paths across the sky, so locating them accurately is a question of pointing the telescope at the right spot at the right time.
He carefully constructed a cohesive and versatile roster, has manipulated it skillfully from one game to the next and has shown an uncanny knack for inserting the right player at the right spot at the right time.
The fourth game, I was at the right spot at the right time with the block,'' Lauf said.