Translation of "luck" - English-Turkish dictionary


noun [ U ] uk /lʌk/ us

A2 good and bad things caused by chance and not by your own actions

şans, talih
It was just luck that I asked for a job at the right time.
Then I met this gorgeous woman and I couldn't believe my luck.
He seems to have had a lot of bad luck in his life.

B2 success

Have you had any luck (= succeeded in) finding your bag?
He's been trying to find work but with no luck so far.
be in luck informal

to be able to have or do what you want

şansı açık, şanslı, şansı yaver giden
"Do you have any tuna sandwiches?" "You're in luck - there's one left."
Good luck!

something you say to someone when you hope that they will be successful

'İyi şanslar!', 'Bol şanslar!'
Good luck with your exam!
Bad/Hard luck!

used to show sympathy when someone is unsuccessful or unlucky

'Şansa bak!', 'Vah, vah!', 'Aksilik!', 'Talihsizlik!', 'Hay Allah!'
"They've run out of tickets." "Oh, bad luck!"

(Translation of “luck” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)