Translation of lucky in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈlʌki/

adj (luckier, luckiest)

  • 1.1 [person] con suerte, afortunado, suertudo (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar] who's the lucky man/woman? ¿quién es el afortunado/la afortunada? he was born lucky nació con suerte if we're lucky … si tenemos suerte …, con un poco de suerte … you can think yourself lucky I didn't tell her puedes darte por contento de que no se lo dijerato be lucky to + infinitive/infinitivo he's lucky to be alive tuvo suerte de no matarse she was lucky enough to be selected tuvo la suerte de que la seleccionaran you'll be lucky to find him there me extrañaría que lo encontraras allí lucky you/him! [colloquial/familiar] ¡qué suerte (tienes/tiene)! borrow my car? you should be so lucky o (British English/inglés británico) you'll be lucky [colloquial/familiar] ¿que te preste el coche? ¡ni soñarlo! or ¡ni lo sueñes! [colloquial/familiar] a pay increase? I should be so lucky [colloquial/familiar] ¿un aumento de sueldo? ¡qué más quisiera (yo)! [colloquial/familiar] third time lucky la tercera es la vencida 1.2 (fortuitous) it was just a lucky guess acertó ( or acerté etc) por pura casualidad he had a lucky escape se salvó de milagro a lucky break un golpe de suerte it was lucky for you he didn't find out tuviste suerte de que él no se enterara it was lucky (that) you were there fue una suerte que estuvieras ahí, menos mal que estabas ahí
    More example sentences
    • 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.
    1.3 (bringing luck) lucky charm amuleto (masculine) (de la suerte) seven is my lucky number el siete es mi número de la suerte it's my lucky day hoy estoy de suerte he was born under a lucky star nació con (buena) estrella

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