make hay while the sun is shining

make hay while the sun is shining

To take advantage of favorable conditions; to make the most of an opportunity when it is available. We finally have the full group assembled, so let's make hay while the sun is shining and get this thing done. The skiing conditions won't be this good for another several months, so let's make hay while the sun is shining
See also: hay, make, shine, sun, while
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