Example sentences of "right place at the [adj] time " in BNC.

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31 They included , roughly speaking , the earth 's London face being away from the sun for a time , the absence of any light source like that of the sun , in the right place at the right time , and conditions having to do with the behaviour of light .
32 Earlier that year he had met a merchant from London who had money to spare and was looking for a likely speculation and Harry , being in the right place at the right time for once , had sold him the idea of investing in a privateering cruise to the Americas .
33 Those that do may only display the differences for a matter of weeks or even days before the whole crop ripens , so there is an element of luck in flying over the right place at the right time .
34 Like policing , it is also a matter of flair , of the ability to be in the right place at the right time .
35 Field men know that pollution does not crop up at random and one of the arts of enforcement is to be in the right place at the right time — or at least to know where to look , for a particular problem in this form of enforcement is to forge a link between act or event and offender .
36 So far I 've been very fortunate in that I 've been in the right place at the right time ; buying land and property in a subdued market then selling it on when demand is high .
37 If your wedding guests are not seated in a reception hall but milling around a hotel or house your problem is to ensure that everyone is gathered in the right place at the right time to hear the speeches .
38 A murder weapon had been discovered in Parkin 's desk , David Parkin had been in the right place at the right time and he had a conceivable motive to kill the television reporter .
39 ‘ It 's the right product in the right place at the right time , and the only way you can ever deliver that is if you fully understand your current consumer needs and demands and can accurately anticipate the next ones . ’
40 So the criminals move freely around the galaxy , pursing their profession , and the FedPol must swallow its frustration and hope one day to be in the right place at the right time to catch a big-time wrong-doer in the act .
41 Situational ie based on being in the right place at the right time ,
42 ‘ I guess I threw myself at you because of everything that had happened between Jonathan and myself ; I guess I was just looking for a diversion and you happened to be in the right place at the right time . ’
43 It was in the right place at the right time , and the underground press , in the United States , was born .
44 These are establishing analogues , integrating technologies , understanding uncertainties and making sure the right people are in the right place at the right time .
45 Apart from the pure nostalgia generated among those of us who know the route well , it was enlightening to hear from Russell of the practical problems and time involved in making such a film — 200+ hours and many journeys , hoping to be at the right place at the right time — and , as always , the great unknown — the weather .
46 Sec. , crafty devil , was in the right place at the right time when the service train arrived at Deeside Halt , and had a footplate ride on ‘ Foxcote Manor ’ on the run round .
47 If we do not provide sufficient places , the necessary skill will not be in the right place at the right time .
48 However , it is not clear that existing mechanisms ensure that the right quantity of floorspace is available in the right place at the right time .
49 You were just in the right place at the right time . ’
50 But chance played an important part in this , placing Norah Brunt in the right place at the right time — she was asked to take over a retiring teacher 's movement class but refused to do so without a qualification .
51 They just happened to be in the right place at the right time .
52 Basler have a knack of being in the right place at the right time for acquiring military disposals , their ramp is currently full for former Canadian Armed Forces Daks , awaiting their turn for conversion .
53 Yeah although the tape 's on I 'll still say I 'll still say I mean there are people within the company as within any company I 'm sure who you when you get to know their technical ability or lack thereof you think well how have they managed to get where they have but they just seem to be able they seem to have this ability to be able to be in the right place at the right time .
54 They had done so by being in the right place at the right time , for the first and last time in their history .
55 ‘ I just happened to be in the right place at the right time . ’
56 ‘ And I just found myself in the right place at the right time ! ’
57 Paul Bodin says he 's been lucky … he 's been in the right place at the right time and has managed to take the chances …
58 It was n't a graceful goal , but being in the right place at the right time is what counts .
59 Chris Fry was in the right place at the right time .
60 They 're the people who press all the buttons to make sure that Central 's programmes , commercials and trailers are in the right place at the right time for you to watch .
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