lucky for you

lucky for you

a phrase introducing a description of an event that favors the person being spoken to. Andy: Lucky for you the train was delayed. Otherwise you'd have to wait till tomorrow morning for the next one. Fred: That's luck, all right. I'd hate to have to sleep in the station. Jane: I hope I'm not too late. Sue: Lucky for you, everyone else is late too.
See also: lucky
References in classic literature ?
George, I reckon you'll have to wait another turn, friend; and lucky for you as I'm not a revengeful man.
If you're looking for love, springtime will be very lucky for you and you'll find yourself with no shortage of admirers.