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be the luck of the draw

to be the result of chance and something that you have no control over: You can't choose who you play against - it's just the luck of the draw.
Translations of “be the luck of the draw”
in Chinese (Traditional) 聽天由命,全靠運氣…
in Chinese (Simplified) 听天由命,全靠运气…
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