take (one's) chance

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take (one's) chance

To seize and make the most of some opportunity as and when it presents itself. It was a heartbreaking loss, but we have no one to blame but ourselves—if you don't take your chance in a game, you're never going to succeed. Take your chance now before Edward comes back—you'll never get into his files while he's here.
See also: chance, take
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