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English definition of “no such luck”

no such luck

informal
said after an event or result that would be very good has been suggested, to show disappointment that it cannot or did not happen: I was rather hoping it would rain today and I wouldn't have to go on the walk, but no such luck.Yes, no and not
(Definition of no such luck from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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