take time by the forelock

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Verb1.take time by the forelock - act quickly and decisively; not let slip an opportunity
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
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Arnold Brinkworth, may you always be as ready to take Time by the forelock as you are now!
Take time by the forelock. Poor Mr Doyce (who really is growing old) depends upon you.
04"TAKE time by the forelock. Don't let time take your forelock," was the advice in consultant Mr PA Chinn's advert.