choose (one's) moment

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choose (one's) moment

To thoughtfully and prudently decide 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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"We may have been playing in third gear for much of the first half, but we chose our moment to strike to perfection.
But we picked and chose our moments and not only looked a good side but played with a lot of intelligence.