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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #87213: Expressions with the word LUCK
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    Expressions with the word LUCK


    with (any) luck/with a bit of luck - used for saying that you hope a particular thing happens

    a stroke of luck - when something happens or succeeds suddenly by luck

    be in luck - experiencing a surprisingly good situation

    be out of luck - unable to have or do something that you wanted

    beginner's luck - unusual success that you have when you start doing something new

    good/bad luck - when good/bad things happen to you

    hard-luck story - a description of bad things that have happened to you that you tell someone in order to make them feel sorry for you

    as luck would have it - by chance

    be down on your luck - having a long period of difficulty finding work and earning money

    the best of luck (with something) - used for wishing someone good luck in something they are trying to do

    for luck - to do something that you think could make you lucky

    just my (somebody's) luck - used for saying that something bad happened because you are not a lucky person

    the luck of the draw - the fact that chance decides something, in a way that you cannot control

    no such luck - used for saying that something good that might have happened did not happen

    luck out - to be lucky

    better luck next time - used to encourage somebody who has not been successful at something

    some people have all the luck - used for saying that someone has more success than they deserve

    try/chance your luck - to try to achieve something although you know you might not succeed

    take pot luck - to choose something when you do not know what you will get and can only hope that it will be good

    more by luck than judgment - by chance and not because of any special skill

    push your luck - to try too hard to get a particular result and risk losing what you have achieved

      Good luck !

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    1. We don't know anything about these restaurants. We'll just have to choose one and .

    2. , we'll be able to get this car repaired by morning.

    3. How wonderful! They told us that our bags had been stolen. In actuality, they had only been misplaced. We really !

    4. Thanks, dad, for letting me go out tonight even though I've been grounded. Can I borrow the car, too? - Don't , son !

    5. It's time for me to leave now, mum and dad. I love you! - Goodbye, dear. We wish you at university.

    6. I found this shiny penny on the ground. I'm going to put it in my pocket !

    7. Did your friend ever find a job? - No, he's still and can't find anything.

    8. Ha, ha! I won the game even though I have never played before! - Don't be so smug. It was only !

    9. Do you have any tickets available for that concert? I heard it was sold out. - Well, , I have one ticket left!

    10. She spent hours detailing to me her and about all the terrible things that had happened to her.

    11. This is having my car break down on the way to an important meeting!

    12. Yes, he passed the exam, but it was . His marks have been very low all year.

    13. Oh no, we're too late! The candy store is closed. Sorry, children, but we're .

    14. -Mum, I didn't get high marks on my test. -You did your best, Henry. You should be proud of yourself. !

    15. Oh, look at that car he has just won! I wish I had one like that! Gosh, .

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