Verb Phrases Informal.
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Idioms for luck
Origin of luck
Words nearby luck
Definition for luck (2 of 2)
Example sentences from the Web for luck
In part, it’s just bad luck that the United States is being slammed with these events back-to-back-to-back.What’s behind August 2020’s extreme weather? Climate change and bad luck|Carolyn Gramling|August 27, 2020|Science News
The NBA draft lottery isn’t all about luck — teams tank for a reason, of course — but the bouncing pingpong balls do play a big role.The NBA’s Unluckiest Lottery Team Finally Got A Good Bounce|Neil Paine (email@example.com)|August 21, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
The next point on the luck end of the spectrum was the stock market.The Economics of Sports Gambling (Ep. 388 Rebroadcast)|Stephen J. Dubner|August 20, 2020|Freakonomics
The most you can do is put yourself in the path of luck—but to think you can guess with certainty the actual outcome is a presumptuousness the true poker player foregoes.The Deck Is Not Rigged: Poker and the Limits of AI|Maria Konnikova|August 7, 2020|Singularity Hub
So stats achieved before they can stabilize are mostly the result of luck.The MLB Records* That Could Fall In A 60-Game Season|Michael Salfino|August 3, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
And good luck getting the song (and music video) to “Chandelier” out of your head.The 10 Best Albums of 2014: Taylor Swift, Sia, Run the Jewels, and More|Marlow Stern|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Horse You Came in On Saloon, Baltimore Horse-themed bars must be bad luck for famous authors.
Wearing the right foot of a chicken was considered good luck.The History of the Chicken: How This Humble Bird Saved Humanity|William O’Connor|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But good luck convincing other countries that the case against North Korea is airtight.
The story follows a down on his luck family man named Bill Scanlon (Wes Bentley), who takes to stealing after losing his job.
G was a gamester, who had but ill-luck; H was a Hunter, who hunted a buck.
I wouldn't go on if I were you, sir; the luck's dead against you to-night; I wouldn't go on, indeed I wouldn't.
Then my luck changed and I found myself under one of the very greatest teachers of his time, Professor Huxley.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
By bad luck d'Amade was away, up in the front trenches, and I could not well deliver myself to des Coigns.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
Well, we must try our luck with a regulation sabre; they can't well refuse it; ours is the stronger and bigger man.
British Dictionary definitions for luck
Word Origin for luck
Idioms and Phrases with luck
In addition to the idioms beginning with luck
- luck into
- luck of the devil
- luck of the draw
- luck out
- as luck would have it
- beginner's luck
- down on one's luck
- good luck
- hard luck
- in luck
- out of luck
- push one's luck
- run of luck
- take pot luck
- tough break (luck)
- try one's hand (luck)