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strike (it) lucky

Definition of strike it lucky in English:

British informal Have good luck in a particular matter: Middlesbrough struck lucky when they chose McClaren last summer
More example sentences
  • They soon struck lucky, finding the coins scattered over a wide area.
  • Was this the norm or had we struck lucky finding the café almost deserted?
  • If you are a follower of style, with no interest in budget meals or hotels, then you have just struck lucky.
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