2 an influence that seems to make things, especially good things, happen to people for no particular reason
He’s had nothing but bad luck since moving to New York.
It was sheer luck that we found the house.
your luck runs out (=you are not lucky any more):
Their luck is bound to run out sometime.
your luck changes (=you suddenly become lucky or not lucky):
Perhaps your luck will change and you’ll meet someone really nice.
your luck holds/lasts (=you continue to be lucky):
My luck held and I found a petrol station just in time.
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