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lucky

Saltos de línea: lucky
Pronunciación: /ˈlʌki
 
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Definición de lucky en inglés:

adjetivo (luckier, luckiest)

Having, bringing, or resulting from good luck: you had a very lucky escape three’s my lucky number
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • She felt so lucky to be the one able to have this son.
  • I don't know how I got so lucky to get a girlfriend like you.
  • But a lot of people here, you know, they feel pretty lucky just to get that.
Sinónimos
fortunate, in luck, blessed, blessed with good luck, favoured, born under a lucky star, charmed;
successful, prosperous, happy;
advantaged, born with a silver spoon in one's mouth
British informal jammy
providential, fortunate, advantageous, timely, opportune, serendipitous, expedient, heaven-sent, auspicious, propitious, felicitous, convenient, apt;
informal fluky

Frases

get lucky

1
informal
Experience good luck: if you’re flying into Toronto from the south you might get lucky and see Niagara Falls we got lucky with the weather
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • You guys got lucky this weekend - didn't see much of a snowstorm.
  • My daughter tried twice to get us tickets and we couldn't believe it when she got lucky.
  • I kind of fell into Web design while studying marketing and somehow got lucky, to be honest.
1.1Have sex, especially in the context of a casual encounter: that girl playing pool definitely gave you the eye—you might get lucky tonight!
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • You led me on, told me that I'd get lucky with you tonight.
  • Next time you're planning a big night out, remember these tips and hopefully you'll get lucky.
  • Yep, first night-time date and maybe, just maybe I'll get lucky too.

lucky devil (or lucky you, her, etc.)

2
Used to express envy at someone else’s good fortune: ‘I shan’t bother working tonight.’ ‘Lucky you.’
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Several brave souls dressed up to celebrate the occasion, and lucky you, you get to meet four of them.
  • And hey, lucky you, they want to send it through your bank account and give you a commission.
  • Yes, lucky you, you who glide through the chaos of the world like the pope in his popemobile.

you (or he etc.) will be lucky (or should be so lucky)

3
Used to imply in an ironic or resigned way that someone’s wishes or expectations are unlikely to be fulfilled: ‘A shirt would be nice.’ ‘You’ll be lucky.’
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I wasn't made for Kylie - she should be so lucky.
  • In view of the current weakness in corporation tax receipts - he should be so lucky.
  • How I envy your ability to get over things and move on. I should be so lucky.

Derivados

luckiness

1
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • If you consider yourself ‘Lucky’, then when good things happen to you you attribute it to your luckiness, but when bad things happen, you ignore them or find something else to blame.
  • The first question of this scale asks people to indicate their perceived luckiness, the second their perceived unluckiness.
  • When a player loses his luckiness bankroll is debited by the sum of the bets multiplied by his probability of losing.

Words that rhyme with lucky

clucky, ducky, happy-go-lucky, Kentucky, mucky, plucky, yucky

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