luck


luck
n.
success
good fortune

1) to bring luck

2) to try one's luck (at smt.)

3) to press, push one's luck

4) pure, sheer luck

5) beginner's luck

6) one's luck improves, turns; runs out

7) a bit, stroke of luck

8) luck at, in (luck at gambling)

9) the luck to + inf. (she had the good luck to hold the winning ticket; it was pure luck to find him = it was pure luck finding him)

10) luck that + clause (it was sheer luck that we met)

11) in luck (you are in luck to find them at home)

12) down on one's luck; out of luck

fate
chance

13) to trust to luck

14) to try one's luck (at smt.)

15) bad, hard, tough; good; pure, sheer luck (we had bad luck)

16) the luck to + inf. (we had the bad luck to get there at the wrong time)

17) luck that + clause (it was bad luck that he broke his leg)

* * *
[lʌk]
out of luck
push one's luck
runs out
stroke of luck
turns
sheer luck (we had bad luck)
in (luck at gambling)
['fate'] ['chance'] to trust to luck
['success'] ['good fortune'] to bring luck
a bit
beginner's luck
down on one's luck
one's luck improves
pure
to press
luck at
to try one's luck (at smt.)
luck that + clause (it was bad luck that he broke his leg)
the luck to + inf. (we had the bad luck to get there at the wrong time)
in luck (you are in luck to find them at home)

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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