Seize the noun, opportunity, if you're talking about circumstances that allow you do to something you'd like to do. Wouldn't you love to have the opportunity to meet your favorite musician?

When the situation is right for you to do something you're interested in doing, you have the opportunity to do it. The word comes from the Latin phrase, ob portum veniens "coming toward a port" which refers to a favorable wind blowing ships into the harbor. Think of an opportunity as something a good wind blew your way.

Definitions of opportunity

n a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances

“the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington”
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brass ring
a rich opportunity or a prize
a period of opportunity
clean slate, fresh start, tabula rasa
an opportunity to start over without prejudice
audience, hearing
an opportunity to state your case and be heard
hunting ground
a place where opportunities abound
an opportunity to do something
opportunity especially for employment or promotion
opportunity for
the chance to speak
crack, shot
a chance to do something
a situation offering opportunities
a single chance or instance
cut-rate sale, sale, sales event
an occasion (usually brief) for buying at specially reduced prices
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possibility, possibleness
capability of existing or happening or being true

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