born under a lucky star

born under a lucky star

Favored by or having extremely good fortune or luck. Janet found a fantastic job as soon as she finished college; I guess she was just born under a lucky star. That bus almost hit you! You must have been born under a lucky star to come out unscathed.
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born under a lucky star

Very fortunate, as in Peter comes out ahead no matter what he tries; he was born under a lucky star. That stars influence human lives is an ancient idea, and lucky star was used by writers from Shakespeare to the present. The precise phrase appears in a compendium of English idioms compiled by J. Burvenich in 1905. Also see thank one's lucky stars.
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References in classic literature ?
Here she succeeded better, for she was one of those happily created beings who please without effort, make friends everywhere, and take life so gracefully and easily that less fortunate souls are tempted to believe that such are born under a lucky star.