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English definition of “the luck of the draw”

the luck of the draw

If something is the luck of the draw , it is the result of chance and you have no control over it.Good luck and bad luck
(Definition of the luck of the draw from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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