Luck

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Definition

(to be in) luck: (to be) fortunate, successful, lucky; (to have good) fortune, chance
noun
Good luck! A phrase of encouragement, used to wish someone success
to be out of luck to be unlucky, unfortunate

bad luck: bad fortune
noun
Pronunciation examples
UK: You are such a lucky young man.
US: It takes a lot of luck to succeed in Hollywood.
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Examples

  • "Quentin : Oh. Bad luck!"
  • "Teller : Yes, you're in luck."
  • "It's bad luck."
  • "Wish us luck!"

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