Definition of 'luck'
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You can get it through sheer bad luck. Times, Sunday Times (2016)All you are doing there is giving over the chance to luck. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You just need a bit of luck. The Sun (2016)We just needed a little bit of luck to tip the balance. The Sun (2016)We're trying to pass on our good luck. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Good luck with that in Brexit seats. The Sun (2017)To lose one is bad luck, to lose three seems like lousy vetting. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Just my luck I got pregnant that night. The Sun (2016)The ideas you share, or a ticket you buy together, brings winning luck. The Sun (2016)Red vehicles, celebrity biographies, unusual pets and flower names also bring your family luck. The Sun (2017)He was full of praise and wished me good luck. The Sun (2015)Surely only bad luck and bad fortune can stop them again. The Sun (2010)We got a bit of luck on the goal but you need that sometimes. Times, Sunday Times (2013) Just remember luck has to be used. The Sun (2011)What bad luck it is that things should have come to such a sad end! Modern Literatures of the Non-Western World: Where the Waters Are Born (1995)The full moon brings luck to a project linking friends and the showbusiness world. The Sun (2012)It was sheer luck or chance that it did not succeed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)To do well you have to have luck with the weather. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Stoke survived until deep into the second half more by luck than judgment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We probably needed that bit of luck to get the game opened up. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They are not getting the results but we just need a bit of luck on our side. The Sun (2008)And good luck to anyone whose life is made happier through chemical pursuits. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He needs luck and fortune to turn it. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There was no luck about the goal. The Sun (2007)It was just bad luck with injuries. Times, Sunday Times (2008) Bad luck you were placed near the kitchen door. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Police had better luck bringing him to justice once timeshare complaints began to flood in. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Having a couple of chances and that luck is missing for me now. The Sun (2011)Hoping to score some luck with the weather. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We just need a little bit of luck and a little bit of consistency. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They all knew they needed luck on their side. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But he was not prepared to leave his change of fortune to luck or accident. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)Stranger things have happened - good luck! The Sun (2015)I only hope they may have half my good luck. Pride and Prejudice (1813) BAD luck if you're a battery chicken. The Sun (2008)
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Translations for 'luck'
British English: luck /lʌk/ NOUN
Luck is success or good things that happen to you, which do not come from your own abilities or efforts.
He does deserve some good luck.
- American English: luck
- Arabic: حَظٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: sorte
- Chinese: 运气
- Croatian: sreća
- Czech: štěstí zdar, úspěch
- Danish: held
- Dutch: geluk mazzel
- European Spanish: suerte
- Finnish: onni tuuri
- French: chance
- German: Glück
- Greek: τύχη
- Italian: fortuna
- Japanese: 運
- Korean: 운명
- Norwegian: hell
- Polish: szczęście
- European Portuguese: sorte
- Romanian: noroc
- Russian: везение
- Spanish: suerte
- Swedish: tur inte otur
- Thai: โชค
- Turkish: şans
- Ukrainian: талан
- Vietnamese: vận may
Definition of luck from the Collins English Dictionary
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