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luck

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1 : the things that happen to a person because of chance : the accidental way things happen without being planned

Our meeting happened by (pure) luck. [=chance]

Her business has been doing poorly, but she's hoping that her luck will change. [=she's hoping that she will begin to have success]

We had good/bad luck fishing.


2 a : good fortune : good luck

He succeeded through hard work and a little luck.

We need a bit of luck.

If our luck holds [=if our luck continues to be good], we should be able to arrive on time.


b : success in doing or getting something

Have you had any luck [=success] (in) finding a new apartment?

“I've been looking for a new apartment.” “Any luck?” “No, not yet.”

I've had no luck in finding a new apartment.

He had no better luck than I did.



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