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.
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It had looked to be more of the same as the second period got underway at the home of Partick Thistle FC, but, with the replacements rolling on and continuity sapping away, the Warriors chose their moment to strike.
"The crowd support is always pretty incredible but they chose their moments. They gave me such a lift and it was a pleasure to play in an atmosphere like that."