choose (one's) moment

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choose (one's) moment

To be circumspect and prudent when deciding the best moment to act. Sometimes used ironically to suggest the opposite. I suggest choosing your moment before you ask the boss for a raise. Wow, she broke up with him on his birthday? She really knows how to choose her moment.
See also: choose, moment
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So we had to be patient and choose our moments because the track conditions were so poor with lots of rivers running across the circuit.
That doesn't mean we don't want to run, we just need to pick and choose our moments so that when we do, we can do it effectively.