fortune noun (WEALTH)
- She has amassed a huge fortune from her novels.
- With a personal fortune of six million pounds, she certainly doesn't work out of necessity.
- She netted herself a fortune when she sold her company.
- They made a fortune through some sham property deal.
- She inherited a substantial fortune from her grandmother.
fortune noun (CHANCE)
tell sb's fortune
- She rejoiced in her good fortune.
- But for a cruel twist of fortune, he could now be running his own business.
- At the fair, there was a lady who told your fortune.
- The chairman, Tony Bramall, was responsible for the turnaround in the company's fortunes.
- His commitment to democracy and free markets has waxed and waned with his political fortunes.
Thesaurus: synonyms and related words
- as luck would have it idiom
- be the luck of the draw idiom
- luck into sth
- more by accident than design idiom
- more by luck than judgment idiom
- one in a million idiom
- postcode lottery
- stumble into sth
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