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But his team gave it a real go and were a bit unlucky not to come away with a point. The Sun (2016)Some unlucky people have to fight squirrels as well as mice, and for them a cap of fine chicken wire can be the only solution. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We were a little bit unlucky in one or two situations, then the goalkeeper saves and it is 0-0. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Here we look at other unlucky winners. The Sun (2013)There were unlucky people who they killed right there. Times, Sunday Times (2015)If he is found guilty he will feel unlucky. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Very unlucky not to win it at the end. The Sun (2014)Any bird unlucky enough to get trapped would have suffered a lingering death. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But we had chances and were unlucky not to get the goal. The Sun (2012)We were a bit unlucky with the group. The Sun (2013)This filly struck first time out last season and was unlucky not to win more. The Sun (2010)We have played well and been a bit unlucky. The Sun (2015)Of course you could be unlucky and not win anything. Times, Sunday Times (2013)There has also been a rise in the number of people unlucky enough to be allergic to both. The Sun (2009)The unlucky people in the world with a genuine need for asylum amount not to millions but to billions. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Does he feel he was unlucky in getting to the top just as the good years came to an end? Times, Sunday Times (2010)He was unlucky enough to clip a police car as he made his getaway and then he shot a light. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He had been unlucky enough to run into a party of the bandits whom he had been told plagued these hills. Man of Honour (2007)On board, you get to see if your unlucky seat numbers have come up. The Sun (2013)Many people reckon 13 is an unlucky number. The Sun (2008)He looked really unlucky as he found stacks of trouble but he was getting 4lb. The Sun (2012)If so you feeling unlucky - but are not alone. The Sun (2007)We'll also find out a bit more about the unlucky person who got voted off the show tonight. The Sun (2006)He looked unlucky when finding traffic problems at Goodwood last month and he remains a horse to be interested in. The Sun (2014)This situation isn't her fault or yours, just an unlucky coincidence. The Sun (2007)For the Chinese, the number four is unlucky. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Derby's pants were firmly around their ankles and they stumbled to the most unlucky of Wembley defeats. The Sun (2014)It is unlucky, but I am not an unlucky person. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'unlucky'
British English: unlucky /ʌnˈlʌkɪ/ ADJECTIVE
If you are unlucky, you have bad luck.
They were unlucky not to reach the finals.
- American English: unlucky
- Arabic: غَيْرُ مَحْظُوظ
- Brazilian Portuguese: azarado
- Chinese: 不幸的
- Croatian: nesretan
- Czech: nešťastný smolařský
- Danish: uheldig
- Dutch: ongelukkig
- European Spanish: desafortunado
- Finnish: huono-onninen
- French: malchanceux
- German: Pech haben
- Greek: άτυχος
- Italian: sfortunato
- Japanese: 運の悪い
- Korean: 불운한
- Norwegian: uheldig
- Polish: pechowy
- European Portuguese: azarado
- Romanian: ghinionist
- Russian: неудачный
- Spanish: desafortunado
- Swedish: oturlig
- Thai: โชคร้าย
- Turkish: şanssız
- Ukrainian: нещасливий
- Vietnamese: không may mắn
Definition of unlucky from the Collins English Dictionary
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