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lucky
British English: /ˈlʌki/
American English: /ˈləki/

Translation of lucky in French:

adjective

  • 1 (fortunate) See examples: to be lucky to do/to be
    avoir la chance de faire/d'être
    you're lucky to be able to do
    tu as de la chance de pouvoir faire
    to be lucky to be alive
    avoir eu de la chance de s'en tirer vivant
    you'll be lucky to get a taxi
    tu auras bien de la chance si tu trouves un taxi
    it was lucky for me that you came
    j'ai eu de la chance que tu sois venu
    it was lucky for me that I went
    j'ai eu de la chance d'y être allé
    I'm lucky that I've been able to do
    j'ai eu de la chance de pouvoir faire
    to be lucky enough to do those who are lucky enough to have a job
    ceux qui ont la chance d'avoir un emploi
    to be lucky at the races
    avoir de la chance aux courses
    I'm not a lucky person
    je n'ai jamais de chance
    lucky you (informal)!
    (informal) m/f
    you lucky dog (informal) ou devil (informal)
    sacré/-e veinard/-e
    (informal) m/f
    I/you etc should be so lucky (informal)! (British English) [ironic] you should think ou count yourself lucky that I didn't do
    tu peux te considérer heureux/-euse que je n'aie pas fait
    to have a lucky escape
  • 2 (bringing good luck)
    (charm, colour, number) inv
    it's my lucky day!
    c'est mon jour de chance!
    the number three is lucky/is lucky for me
    le numéro trois porte bonheur/me porte bonheur
    it's a lucky sign
    c'est un bon signe

Idioms

to strike it lucky

décrocher le gros lot

to thank one's lucky stars

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