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the wheel of fortune

The incidental, unforeseen, or random occurrences of life. (Alludes to the wheel that the goddess Fortune was believed to spin, which determined the fate in a person's life.) There's no knowing how this whole thing will pan out—we just have to leave it up to the wheel of fortune.
See also: fortune, of, wheel

the wheel of Fortune

the wheel which the goddess Fortune is said to turn as a symbol of random luck or change.
See also: fortune, of, wheel
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