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land of opportunityA nickname for the United States.Rate it:

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golden opportunityIdeal moment to do something.Rate it:

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opportunity knocks at every man's doorEverybody gets opportunities.Rate it:

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land a windfallTo win a valuable prize, become an heir to a cash legacy, experience a valuable one of a kind item dropped in your lap.Rate it:

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flogging the landDamaging agricultural land through excessive grazing or clearing.Rate it:

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fat of the landThe greatest part of anything; the finest and most abundant share of resources; the cream of the crop.Rate it:

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in the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is kingAmong others with a disadvantage or disability, the one with the mildest disadvantage or disability is regarded as the greatest.Even someone without much talent or ability is considered special by those with no talent or ability at all.Rate it:

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land of plentyA utopia that provides for all one's needsRate it:

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land on one's feetTo be lucky, or successful, often in difficult situations.Rate it:

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land poorIn a condition of poverty as a result of inability to meet tax payments or other financial requirements for one's land holdings.Rate it:

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lay of the landThe physical characteristics of the terrain or surrounding natural environment.Rate it:

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lay of the landThe trends, feelings, intentions, and other factors influencing a strategic, political, or social situation.Rate it:

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Promised LandThe area historically known as Judea, which was promised to the Israelites by God according to oral tradition recorded in the Book of Genesis.Rate it:

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Promised LandAmerica.Rate it:

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Promised LandAny place to which one eagerly seeks to go and which one expects to greatly improve one's situation.Rate it:

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Promised LandHeaven or the afterlife.Rate it:

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see how the land liesTo wait for all the information about something before taking action.Rate it:

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virgin territoryLand that has never been explored or developed.Rate it:

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Yankee go homeUnited States people go back to your country; used to express anger or opposition at American presence in a foreign land.Rate it:

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cash inTo profit from; to use an opportunity to maximum advantage, especially financially.Rate it:

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a bright futureAn uplifting, reassuring, self fulfilling, confident outlook relative to a major change, opportunity, circumstance, windfall, inheritance, promotion which provides all elemental criteria for a bright future.Rate it:

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jump atTo accept something enthusiastically. Usually an opportunity, or chance, or job etc.Rate it:

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put downTo land an aircraft.Rate it:

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touch downTo land an aircraft.Rate it:

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one who hesitates is lostA person who spends too much time contemplating what to do may miss a valuable but fleeting opportunity.Rate it:

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anaconda mortgageA loan arrangement in which all of the money borrowed from a lender, for whatever purpose, is secured by one's home, land, and other property.Rate it:

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as the crow fliesIn a straight line distance between two locations, as opposed to the road distance or over land distance.Rate it:

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asleep at the switchNeglectful of an important task, responsibility, or opportunity.Rate it:

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bide one's timeTo wait, especially for a suitable opportunity.Rate it:

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bottom of the ninthBy extension, any last chance or final opportunity.Rate it:

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brush-up!A 'brush-up' is a thorough review, rehearsal, self-examination prior to submitting to job interviews, probings, investigations of any category in order to be proficient in the future demands of the hoped-for position, challenge or opportunity:Rate it:

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burn some rubberAn expression of intent to drive ruthlessly, speedily, wildly, illegally: Express the intention to perform tasks, agendas in wild abandon, in order to impress, gain an advantage, recover lost time or missed opportunity:Rate it:

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catch-as-catch-canIntermittent; only when possible or when the opportunity presents itself.Rate it:

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chew upto ruin (especially land), by diggingRate it:

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chip shotAn approach shot made from a location a short distance from the golf green in which the ball is launched into the air with only low or moderate force, so that it will land on the green and roll toward the hole.Rate it:

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eat shitTo fall and land on one's face.Rate it:

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fish or cut baitTo choose between taking action now, or forgoing the opportunity and putting that energy into another endeavor; to decide.Rate it:

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free rideAn opportunity or benefit which has no cost, especially one enjoyed or undertaken at the expense of others.Rate it:

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give them the slipA well designed escape from captors, a maneuver or tactic which enables the contriver the opportunity to accomplish his goal.Rate it:

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grist for the millSomething that is useful or that creates a favorable opportunity.Rate it:

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hard nut to crackA place, opportunity, etc. to which it is difficult to gain entry.Rate it:

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have the world by the tailTo possess great influence and opportunity.Rate it:

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holding patternA path taken by an aircraft waiting to land.Rate it:

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in feeOf an estate in land, inherited or owned by one who has the absolute right to dispose of the land as they desire, including the right to select an inheritor of the land.Rate it:

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kick at the canAn attempt or an opportunity.Rate it:

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kick oneselfTo reproach oneself for making a mistake or missing an opportunity.Rate it:

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make hayTo take advantage of an opportunity.Rate it:

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make hay while the sun shinesTo act while an opportunity exists; to take action while a situation is favorable.Rate it:

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miss outTo miss an experience or lose an opportunity, etc. that should not be missed.Rate it:

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miss the boatTo fail to take advantage of an opportunity; to overlook or be too late to pursue an option or course of action.Rate it:

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