Oct 14, 2009

Luck


Luck is a way of understanding a personal chance event.

  • Luck is good or bad.
  • Luck is by accident or chance.
  • Luck applies to a person, a group of people or other actor.
Definition:
  1. The chance happening of fortunate or adverse events; fortune: They met one day out of pure luck.
  2. Good fortune or prosperity; success: We wish you luck.
  3. One's personal fate or lot: It was just my luck to win a trip I couldn't take.

Idioms:

as luck would have it

  1. As it turned out; as it happened: As luck would have it, it rained the day of the picnic.
in luck
  1. Enjoying success; fortunate.
out of luck
  1. Lacking good fortune.
press (or push) (one's) luck
  1. To risk one's good fortune, often by acting overconfidently.
try (one's) luck
  1. To attempt something without knowing if one will be successful.

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