10 English Phrases for Good & Bad Luck
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- Good luck!
- Better luck next time.
(say this after someone fails, and you hope they do better next time)
- Just my luck!
(this is a sarcastic phrase meaning that something UNLUCKY happened)
- Lucky you!
- That was a stroke of luck.
(= a sudden event of good luck)
- Some people have all the luck.
(say this when someone else is constantly lucky, and you feel like you’re not lucky)
- As luck would have it…
(= by chance)
- He’s down on his luck.
(= he’s having a long period of bad luck or difficulty)
- No such luck.
(= something good that could have happened, didn’t happen)
- What rotten luck!