Wehr Wednesdays #77

A new word or phrase from the Hans Wehr dictionary, every Wednesday.

انتهز هـ فرصة لـ (furṣatan) to use s.th. as an opportunity for

Root: ن-ه-ز

Page: 1176*

Example: “يَنتَهِزُ عَدمَ الاِستِقرارِ في البَلَدِ فُرصةً لِتَوَلّي الحُكم”

Translation: “he’s using the country’s instability as an opportunity to seize power”

You can now revise all of the Wehr Wednesday vocab so far on Quizlet here to stay on top of things!

* The Hans Wehr Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th Edition

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