as luck would have it

adverb
by good fortune
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fortunately the weather was good

Syn: ↑fortunately, ↑fortuitously, ↑luckily
Ant: ↑unluckily (for: ↑luckily), ↑unfortunately (for: ↑fortunately)
Derived from adjective: ↑lucky (for: ↑luckily), ↑fortuitous (for: ↑fortuitously), ↑fortunate (for: ↑fortunately)

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as luck would have it phrase
used for saying that you were or were not lucky in some way

As luck would have it, there was one seat left.

Thesaurus: luck and luckinesshyponym to be or feel luckysynonym
Main entry: luck

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used to indicate the fortuitousness of a situation

as luck would have it, his route took him very near where they lived

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as luck would have it
— used to say that something happened because of good or bad luck

Our car broke down on the road, but as luck would have it [=as it turned out], there was a garage nearby.

I arrived a little late and, as luck would have it, the last ticket had just been sold.

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Main Entry:luck

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as luck would ˈhave it idiom
in the way that chance decides what will happen

As luck would have it, the train was late.

Main entry:luckidiom

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • as luck would have it — {adv. clause} As it happened; by chance; luckily or unluckily. * /As luck would have it, no one was in the building when the explosion occurred./ * /As luck would have it, there was rain on the day of the picnic./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • as luck would have it — {adv. clause} As it happened; by chance; luckily or unluckily. * /As luck would have it, no one was in the building when the explosion occurred./ * /As luck would have it, there was rain on the day of the picnic./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • As Luck Would Have It — Directed by Lorenzo Gabriele Written by Julie Gilbert Philippe Le Dem …   Wikipedia

  • as\ luck\ would\ have\ it — adv clause As it happened; by chance; luckily or unluckily. As luck would have it, no one was in the building when the explosion occurred. As luck would have it, there was rain on the day of the picnic …   Словарь американских идиом

  • as luck would have it — as luck is sometimes good and sometimes bad    By the time we arrived, as luck would have it, the fight was over …   English idioms

  • as luck would have it — adverb As it happened; how it turned out; by good fortune; fortunately or luckily. I didnt plan to stop there, but as luck would have it, they were open when I went by …   Wiktionary

  • as luck would have it — used for saying that you were or were not lucky in some way As luck would have it, there was one seat left …   English dictionary

  • as good luck would have it — Meaning Origin From Shakespeare s The Merry Wives of Windsor. FALSTAFF: You shall hear. As good luck would have it, comes in one Mistress Page; gives intelligence of Ford s approach; and, in her invention and Ford s wife s distraction, they… …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • luck — luck1 W3S2 [lʌk] n [U] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(success)¦ 2 bad luck 3¦(chance)¦ 4 with (any) luck/with a bit of luck 5 wish somebody (the best of) luck 6 good luck/best of luck 7 good luck to somebody 8 any luck?/no luck? 9 be in luck …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • luck — 1 noun (U) 1 GOOD FORTUNE something good that happens by chance: have luck (with sth): Did you have any luck with the job application? | You re not having much luck today, are you? | Good luck!/Best of luck!: Good luck tomorrow in the exam! |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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