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John never had much luck with girls.
We'd all like to wish you luck in your new job.
There was an element of luck in the last goal.
He's had nothing but bad luck since moving to New York.
It was sheer luck that we found the house.
It's a custom that is believed to bring good luck.
Many people believe it's bad luck to walk under a ladder.
Their luck is bound to run out sometime.
Perhaps your luck will change and you'll meet someone really nice.
My luck held and I found a petrol station just in time.
'Any luck?' 'No, the shop was closed.'
'I think I've damaged my back.' 'Oh bad luck!'
I always wear this necklace for luck.
It turned out he was down on his luck, so I suggested he come and work for us.
If he wants to ask for a pay rise, good luck to him!
Just my luck, they'd sold out by the time I got there.
She couldn't believe her luck at meeting him.
William was a gambler, ready to try his luck at anything.
With any luck, this time next year I'll be living in France.