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English definition of “bad/hard/tough luck!”

bad/hard/tough luck!

said to express sympathy with someone when something bad has happened to them: "They've just run out of tickets." "Oh, bad luck!"Sympathy and compassionGood luck and bad luck Grammar:Luck and luckyWe use the noun luck and the adjective lucky to talk about good things happening by chance, and not because of our own efforts:See more
(Definition of bad/hard/tough luck! from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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