Luck - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |lʌk|  American pronunciation of the word luck
Brit.  |lʌk|  British pronunciation of the word luck


- your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you) (syn: circumstances, destiny, fate, fortune, lot, portion)
the luck of the Irish
- an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another (syn: chance, fortune, hazard)
bad luck caused his downfall
- an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome (syn: fortune)
it was my good luck to be there
they say luck is a lady

Extra examples

We had good luck fishing.

He's been having nothing but bad luck.

He succeeded through hard work and a little luck.

We need a bit of luck.

By a stroke of luck, there were still a few tickets left when we arrived.

“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.

We had the bad luck to get there at the wrong time.

It was bad luck that he broke his leg.

His luck improves / turns.

His luck runs out.

If my luck holds...

You are in luck's way.

It was pure luck to find him.

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