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English definition of “be in/out of luck”

be in/out of luck

informal
C1 to be able / unable to have or do what you want : "Do you have any tuna sandwiches ?" "You're in luck - there's one left ."Good luck and bad luck Grammar:Luck and luckyWe use the noun luck and the adjective lucky to talk about good things happening by chance, and not because of our own efforts:
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