The education of Mr Jonas had been conducted from his cradle on the strictest principles of the main chance.
Come, come; don't go to sniveling; be a good girl, and mind the main chance.
She watches out for the main chance, and will help him take care of his money, as well as spend it.
I agree with you, but we should probably differ about what constitutes the main chance.
Such a people are not likely to keep their eyes steadily upon the main chance like the Scotch or the Dutch.
Whatever his other qualifications, he had his eye open to the main chance.
We're both so busy, with our eye on the main chance, that there isn't much time for anything else.
As for me, I believe she has a much shrewder eye to the main chance.'
This young Jew, with his keen eye to the main chance, always entertained him.
I know what 's what, and have always taken care of the main chance.