luck-out


luck-out
v. have bad luck; to run out of luck (Slang) v. (Slang) have good luck; succeed by total luck; be lucky in an unexpected manner (e.g.: "I was worried because I was not prepared to give a report at the management meeting, but I lucked out because the meeting was postponed")

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • luck out — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} 1. Suddenly to get lucky when in fact the odds are against one s succeeding. * /I was sure I was going to miss the train as I was three minutes late, but I lucked out, the train was five minutes late./ 2. To be… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • luck out — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {informal} 1. Suddenly to get lucky when in fact the odds are against one s succeeding. * /I was sure I was going to miss the train as I was three minutes late, but I lucked out, the train was five minutes late./ 2. To be… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • luck out — verb a) To experience great luck; to be extremely fortunate or lucky. I lucked out and got the last two tickets to the big show. b) To have run out of luck. I lucked out and failed to get the tickets …   Wiktionary

  • luck — /luk/, n. 1. the force that seems to operate for good or ill in a person s life, as in shaping circumstances, events, or opportunities: With my luck I ll probably get pneumonia. 2. good fortune; advantage or success, considered as the result of… …   Universalium

  • Out of Luck — For the 1921 film, also starring Hoot Gibson, see Out o Luck. Out of Luck Directed by Edward Sedgwick Written by George C. Hull Raymond L. Schrock Edward Sedgwick …   Wikipedia

  • Out o' Luck — For the 1923 film, also starring Hoot Gibson, see Out of Luck. Out o Luck Directed by Hoot Gibson Written by George Morgan Starring Hoot Gibson …   Wikipedia

  • luck — See: DOWN ON ONE S LUCK, LUCK OUT, PRESS ONE S LUCK or PUSH ONE S LUCK, IN LUCK, OUT OF LUCK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of luck — {adj. phr.} Being unlucky; having bad luck; having something bad happen to you. * /Mr. Jones missed his train and was out of luck in getting to the ball game on time./ * /All of the girls had dates so Ben was out of luck./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • out of luck — {adj. phr.} Being unlucky; having bad luck; having something bad happen to you. * /Mr. Jones missed his train and was out of luck in getting to the ball game on time./ * /All of the girls had dates so Ben was out of luck./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Luck (town), Wisconsin — Luck is a town in Polk County, Wisconsin, United States. The population was 881 at the 2000 census. The village of Luck is located within the town. Geography), of which, 32.1 square miles (83.1 km²) of it is land and 0.6 square miles (1.5 km²) of …   Wikipedia


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