jump at the chance (to do something)(redirected from jump at the chance to do something)
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jump at the chance (to do something)
To accept or seize with alacrity an opportunity (to do something). Mark complains about his teaching job a lot, but I knew if he were offered a tenured position in the school, he would jump at the chance. When our manager said she was leaving the company, I jumped at the chance to fill the job.
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