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luck British & World English

Success or failure apparently brought by chance rather than through one’s own actions

luck English Thesaurus

with luck you'll be in Marseilles tomorrow night

chance one's arm British & World English

Undertake something although it may be dangerous or unsuccessful

Łuck in Lutsk British & World English

A river port and industrial city in northwestern Ukraine, on the Styr River; population 209,300 (est. 2009). Polish name Łuck

hard luck British & World English

Used to express sympathy or commiserations

ill luck British & World English

Bad luck; misfortune

Lady Luck British & World English

Chance personified as a controlling power in human affairs

bad luck British & World English

Used to express sympathy or commiserations

for luck British & World English

To bring good fortune

good luck British & World English

Used to express wishes for success

with luck British & World English

Expressing the hope that something will happen in the way described

pot luck British & World English

A situation in which one must take a chance that whatever is available will prove to be good or acceptable

worse luck British & World English

Used to express regret about something

be in luck British & World English

Be fortunate (or unfortunate)

beginner's luck British & World English

Good luck supposedly experienced by a beginner at a particular activity

chuck-a-luck British & World English

A gambling game played with dice

no such luck British & World English

Used to express disappointment that something has not happened or is unlikely to happen

ride one's luck British & World English

Let favourable events take their course without taking undue risks

try one's luck British & World English

Do something that involves risk or luck, hoping to succeed

push one's luck British & World English

Take a risk on the assumption that one will continue to be successful or in favour

stroke of luck British & World English

A fortunate occurrence that could not have been predicted or expected

luck out in luck British & World English

Achieve success or advantage by good luck

hard-luck story British & World English

An account of one’s problems intended to gain someone else’s sympathy or help

good luck to —— British & World English

Used to indicate one’s support for someone’s actions despite the difficulties or risks they pose

down on one's luck British & World English

Experiencing a period of bad luck

as luck would have it British & World English

Used to indicate the fortuitousness of a situation

the luck of the draw British & World English

The outcome of chance rather than something one can control

hard luck in hard British & World English

Used to express sympathy or commiserations

Lady Luck in lady British & World English

Chance personified as a controlling power in human affairs

bad luck in luck British & World English

Used to express sympathy or commiserations

for luck in luck British & World English

To bring good fortune

good luck in luck British & World English

Used to express wishes for success

with luck in luck British & World English

Expressing the hope that something will happen in the way described

be unable to believe one's luck British & World English

Be amazed by how lucky one is on a particular occasion

worse luck in luck British & World English

Used to express regret about something

beginner's luck in beginner British & World English

Good luck supposedly experienced by a beginner at a particular activity

be in luck in luck British & World English

Be fortunate (or unfortunate)

try one's luck in luck British & World English

Do something that involves risk or luck, hoping to succeed

chance one's arm in chance British & World English

Undertake something although it may be dangerous or unsuccessful

good luck to —— in luck British & World English

Used to indicate one’s support for someone’s actions despite the difficulties or risks they pose

no such luck in luck British & World English

Used to express disappointment that something has not happened or is unlikely to happen

ride one's luck in luck British & World English

Let favourable events take their course without taking undue risks

push one's luck in push British & World English

Take a risk on the assumption that one will continue to be successful or in favour

stroke of luck in stroke British & World English

A fortunate occurrence that could not have been predicted or expected

bad or tough or rotten luck in luck British & World English

Used to express sympathy or commiserations

in luck in luck English Thesaurus

I was in luck—the lift was working


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