“My father called us ‘The lucky Seven,’ and we had a 24-foot motorboat by that name,” says Mark Shriver, the fourth child.
Those that do survive, or are lucky enough to have escaped infection, meet a shadowy future.
Oh, the lucky municipal officials who find themselves on that assignment.
Marriage equality got lucky—with all the injustices in the world, this is the one that is getting their attention.
Plus, I have a few other investments that I was lucky enough to get involved in when I was younger.
But you're lucky in having had your training, while mine is still to come.
"You are lucky to be alive," declared Chatterer the Red Squirrel.
"And it's lucky for me that 'King' Plummer is my friend," said Mr. Grayson, sincerely.
De Bois, you sly fellow, you lucky dog, I never suspected you.
"lucky for him that he beat it before I got my hands on him," said Buck.
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.