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more by accident than design

because of luck and not because of skill or organization: The play was a success more by accident than design.
Translations of “more by accident than design”
in Chinese (Traditional) 與其說是人為還不如說因為幸運, 由於機緣而非有意安排…
in Chinese (Simplified) 与其说是人为还不如说因为幸运, 由于机缘而非有意安排…
(Definition of more by accident than design from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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