What noun is good to use in the following sentence instaed of ...

"I had many ups and downs throughout my life, but I considered each obstacle in my life as ... to become stronger and successful person in my life."

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    Usually I see "challenge" in contexts like this.
    – user3214
    Jan 29, 2014 at 14:55
  • perhaps 'a step' could fit in ...
    – Semicolon
    Jan 29, 2014 at 15:03
  • You are missing an "a" after become. Become a stronger and successful person
    – MdMazzotti
    Jan 29, 2014 at 17:21

2 Answers 2


The phrase I have heard generally is "stepping stone to success".You could also use the word "challenge" for eg:there are no problems in life,only challenges.


An opportunity would probably be the most likely thing you'd find in that sort of context.

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