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English definition of “luck”

luck

noun [U] uk   /lʌk/ us  
A2 the force that causes things, especially good things, to happen to you by chance and not as a result of your own efforts or abilities: It was just luck that I asked for a job at the right time. Then I met this gorgeous woman and I couldn't believe my luck. She wears a charm that she thinks brings her good luck. He seems to have had a lot of bad luck in his life. So your interview's tomorrow? Good luck! The best of luck in/with your exams!Chance and randomness B2 success: Have you had any luck with booking your flight? He tried to get into teacher training college but with no luck.Success and achievementsHigher and lower points of achievementFailures
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