lucky guess


lucky guess
fortunate guess, winning answer, accurate guess

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • guess — guess1 W3S1 [ges] v [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: Probably from a Scandinavian language] 1.) [I and T] to try to answer a question or form an opinion when you are not sure whether you will be correct ▪ I d say he s around 50, but I m only guessing.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • guess — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ fair, good, reasonable, safe ▪ April is a safe guess for first deliveries. ▪ educated, informed …   Collocations dictionary

  • lucky — luck|y W3S2 [ˈlʌki] adj comparative luckier superlative luckiest 1.) having good luck = ↑fortunate ≠ ↑unlucky be lucky to do/be sth ▪ The children were lucky to survive the fire which destroyed their home. lucky enough to do sth …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • lucky — / lVki/ adjective 1 having good luck; fortunate: be lucky (enough) to do/be: You were lucky to catch him in. | John was lucky enough to be selected for the team. | lucky (that): He s lucky he didn t break his neck. (+ with): We ve been very lucky …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • lucky — adj. (luckier, luckiest) 1 having or resulting from good luck, esp. as distinct from skill or design or merit. 2 bringing good luck (a lucky mascot). 3 fortunate, appropriate (a lucky guess). Phrases and idioms: lucky dip Brit. a tub containing… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lucky $even — is a pricing game on the American television game show The Price Is Right . Debuting on August 28, 1973, it is played for a car.Game playThe contestant is given seven $1 bills to start the game, and is shown the first digit in the car s price.… …   Wikipedia

  • guess — I UK [ɡes] / US verb [intransitive/transitive] Word forms guess : present tense I/you/we/they guess he/she/it guesses present participle guessing past tense guessed past participle guessed *** a) to say or decide what you think is true, without… …   English dictionary

  • guess — I n. 1) to hazard, make a guess 2) a lucky; random, wild; rough; shrewd guess 3) a guess that + clause (it is only a guess that she will be appointed) II v. 1) to guess shrewdly; wildly 2) (D; intr.) to guess at (to guess at smb. s age) 3)… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • guess — guess1 [ ges ] verb intransitive or transitive *** to say or decide what you think is true, without being certain about it: a contest to guess the weight of the pig guess what/who/how etc.: Would anyone like to guess what this object is? guess at …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • lucky — adj. VERBS ▪ be ▪ get, strike, strike it (all informal) ▪ She hopes that some day she ll get lucky and win the jackpot. ▪ consider yourself …   Collocations dictionary


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