Picking her moment - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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pick (one's) moment
To thoughtfully and prudently decide the best moment to act. Sometimes used ironically to suggest the opposite. I suggest picking your moment before you ask the boss for a raise. Wow, she broke up with him on his birthday? She really knows how to pick her moment.
pick/choose your ˈmoment carefully choose the right time to do something: I wanted to make sure she agreed, so I picked my moment, when she was in a good mood. ♢ (ironic) You told her you wanted a divorce two days after her operation! You really picked your moment, didn’t you?
References in periodicals archive
Katy is terrible at picking her moments
. She ruins her parents romantic 20th anniversary dinner by breaking the news that she's pregnant.