oneself to thank for

oneself to thank for
To be the cause of (one's own misfortune)
thank

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • thank one's lucky stars — {v. phr.}, {informal} To be thankful for good luck; think oneself lucky. * /You can thank your lucky stars you didn t fall in the hole./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • thank one's lucky stars — phrasal see thank one s stars * * * thank one s lucky stars To consider oneself extremely fortunate • • • Main Entry: ↑star thank one s lucky stars see under ↑star1 • • • Main Entry: ↑thank * * * feel grateful …   Useful english dictionary

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