be bad luck on sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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be bad luck on sb

mainly UK to be a ​bad thing that ​happened to someone by ​chance: It was ​bad luck on Alex that he was ​ill on his ​birthday.
(Definition of be bad luck on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “be bad luck on sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) (某人)碰到倒霉事,不走运…
in Chinese (Traditional) (某人)碰到倒楣事,不走運…
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