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Engelsk substantiv: luck

1. luck (om tilstand) your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhatever my fortune may be.
Deserved a better fate.
Has a happy lot.
The luck of the Irish.
A victim of circumstances.
Success that was her portion.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)circumstances, destiny, fate, fortune, lot, portion


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcondition


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbad luck, failure, good fortune, good luck, ill luck, luckiness, misfortune, providence, tough luck

2. luck (om fenomen) an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningBad luck caused his downfall.
We ran into each other by pure chance.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)chance, fortune, hazard


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkphenomenon


Mere spesifikke uttrykkbad luck, even chance, mischance, mishap, toss-up, tossup

3. luck (om fenomen) an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt was my good luck to be there.
They say luck is a lady.
It was as if fortune guided his hand.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)fortune


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkphenomenon


Mere spesifikke uttrykkfluke, good fortune, good luck









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