Translation of lucky in Spanish:
adjective luckier, luckiest
- 1.1 who's the lucky man/woman?he was born lucky¿quién es el afortunado/la afortunada?if we're lucky …nació con suerteyou can think yourself lucky I didn't tell hersi tenemos suerte …con un poco de suerte …to be lucky to +puedes darte por contento de que no se lo dijera
infinitivehe's lucky to be aliveshe was lucky enough to be selectedtuvo suerte de no matarseyou'll be lucky to find him theretuvo la suerte de que la seleccionaranlucky you/him! [colloquial]me extrañaría que lo encontraras allíborrow my car? you should be so lucky o (British English) you'll be lucky [colloquial]¡qué suerte (tienes/tiene)!a pay increase? I should be so lucky [colloquial]¿que te preste el coche? ¡ni soñarlo! or ¡ni lo sueñes! [colloquial]third time lucky¿un aumento de sueldo? ¡qué más quisiera (yo)! [colloquial]1.2 (fortuitous) See examples: it was just a lucky guess he had a lucky escapela tercera es la vencidaa lucky breakse salvó de milagroit was lucky for you he didn't find outun golpe de suerteit was lucky (that) you were theretuviste suerte de que él no se enterarafue una suerte que estuvieras ahímenos mal que estabas ahíExample sentences1.3 (bringing luck) See examples:seven is my lucky number
it's my lucky dayel siete es mi número de la suertehe was born under a lucky starhoy estoy de suertenació con (buena) estrella
- 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.
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