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Meaning of “better luck next time” in the English Dictionary

"better luck next time" in British English

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better luck next time

said to ​tell someone that you ​hope they will ​succeed when they ​try again: I'm ​sorry to ​hear that you ​failedyourdrivingtest. Better ​luck next ​time!
(Definition of better luck next time from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"better luck next time" in American English

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better luck next time

I ​hope you will ​succeed when you ​try again: I'm ​sorry you didn't get a better ​SATscore, but better ​luck next ​time.
(Definition of better luck next time from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “better luck next time”
in Chinese (Simplified) 下次好运…
in Chinese (Traditional) 下次好運…
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