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English definition of “more by luck than judgment”

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more by luck than judgment

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by chance and not because of any special skill: "You did amazingly well to get the ball in." "Oh, it was more by luck than judgment."
Translations of “more by luck than judgment”
in Chinese (Traditional) 運氣好而已,碰巧走運…
in Chinese (Simplified) 运气好而已,碰巧走运…
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