have an opportunity / have the opportunity

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Howard Cha

Senior Member
Korean-Korea
Hi,

I have an opportunity to find a job.
I have the opportunity to find a job.

I think the first sentence is more natural, but I found the second one is being used more often in google search.

Please let me know your thoughts.

Thanks you,
 
  • Copyright

    Senior Member
    American English
    It's hard to answer because most people have an/the opportunity to find a job.

    I have an opportunity to work in Paris.
    I have the opportunity to work in Paris.


    Both are pretty much the same in this context.
     
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