What vocational opportunities are available for an almost-priest who's been out of this world for a few years?
"I evaluate them for opportunities," he said.
Cynthia took advantage of their infrequent occasions of dinning out to dress more than Ouray required, simply because it was one of few opportunities for her to do so.
I have few opportunities like this and the season is so short.
Maybe the money would give her children opportunities they wouldn't have had otherwise.
She was a few weeks out from never having these opportunities again.
Besides, if you don't take a chance in life, all the best opportunities will pass you by.
I understand opportunities were limited a century ago but surely she could have been a school teacher or office clerk or something above a brothel prostitute.
Maybe it was because he took his time, or because there were so many opportunities that were passed over – whatever the case, it wasn't as unpleasant as she had imagined.
You'll have plenty of opportunities to hold babies after the twins are born.
This new face reminded him of everything he'd never be, of lost opportunities and misguided hope.
His children with Megan would have opportunities he and Sylvia never had, but no one was going to push them into a life other than what they wanted.
In the temperate zone, where the seasons are sharply contrasted, but follow each other with regularity, foresight and self-denial were fostered, because if men did not exercise these qualities seed-time or harvest might pass into lost opportunities and the tribes would suffer.
This mask, which furnished abundant opportunities for the decorators, musicians and dancers, in showing forth how the seasons and their delights are successively exhausted by a "wanton darling," Raybright the grandchild of the Sun, is said to have been very popular.
His industry was great and the various important offices he held afforded him ample opportunities for historical investigation.
But more than that, nanotechnology will create new opportunities that we cannot now see.
But a preference for obscure tongues is a sentimentality, divorced from the reality that economic opportunities that come with speaking English, the world language, outweigh the intangible benefits of linguistic diversity.
Now, so far as I can judge, self-love is the root of all evil; but, of course, I may be wrong, for La Fontaine had greater opportunities of observing men than I am likely ever to have.
In the summer of 1901 I visited Nova Scotia, and had opportunities such as I had not enjoyed before to make the acquaintance of the ocean.
During the two years I spent in New York I had many opportunities to talk with distinguished people whose names I had often heard, but whom I had never expected to meet.
To meet the objections of some inveterate cavillers, I may as well state, that if I dined out occasionally, as I always had done, and I trust shall have opportunities to do again, it was frequently to the detriment of my domestic arrangements.
We should be blessed if we lived in the present always, and took advantage of every accident that befell us, like the grass which confesses the influence of the slightest dew that falls on it; and did not spend our time in atoning for the neglect of past opportunities, which we call doing our duty.
The opportunities of living are diminished in proportion as what are called the "means" are increased.
She had opportunities of sending her letters to the Grand Duke Constantine Pavlovich, who commanded the Guards.
No one found more opportunities for attacking, no one captured or killed more Frenchmen, and consequently he was made the buffoon of all the Cossacks and hussars and willingly accepted that role.