Lev, the son of a Moscow intelligentsia family, was luckier than the fictional Ivan Denisovich.
She was luckier than Kim Chol, vice minister of the army, who was executed with a mortar round in October 2012.
They were luckier than the seven who were shot on this same corer in February.
One 17-year-old male lost a forearm in 2012, while a 20-year-old was luckier and escaped with a just bite to his ankle.
She was luckier than most, though, in that she was—relatively speaking—quickly diagnosed.
We have already seen that he was luckier than he anticipated.
She was luckier than her colleague La Rouche, who was far too good-natured with people.
I saw that I was luckier than I had at first appreciated in not having had the bar dissolve beneath my feet.
I've been luckier than he and most of my old companions, I'm going to do all I can to help them along.
“And the more days you spend in Kentucky the luckier you are,” stated Jane.
mid-15c., of persons; 1540s, of actions or objects, "likely to bring luck;" from luck + -y (2). Meaning "occurring by chance" is 1590s. Related: Luckier; luckiest; luckiness. Lucky break is attested from 1884 in billiards; 1872 as "failure or break-down which turns out to be fortunate." Lucky Strike as the name of a brand of cigarettes (originally chewing tobacco) popular mid-20c. is said to date from 1871; popular from 1935 when the brand’s maker picked up sponsorship of "Your Hit Parade" on radio.