VCR Presentation 7
Fill In The Blank With The Appropriate Word From Lesson 7
-A person (or animal) taking advantage of any chance to achieve an end in a forceful or self-serving way.
portus- "harbor," "gate"
Origin of the Word
-First known use: 1881
Choose The Letter Of The Sentence In Which The Word In Bold-Faced Type Is Used Incorrectly
B. Former NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon was a noted opportunist for his ability to capitalize on a higher position in the race when the other drivers committed wrongdoings.
C. On Black Friday, Chet became an opportunist when he arrived at the Night Owl Sale at Belk's knowing there would hardly be anyone left in the store to hinder his purchasing power.
D. When the other runner stopped to tie his shoe, Jeremy suddenly became an opportunist and raced past to take over first place.