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rotten luck

Fig. bad luck. Of all the rotten luck! I've had nothing but rotten luck all day.
See also: luck, rotten

rotten luck

n. bad luck. Of all the rotten luck!
See also: luck, rotten
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It was rotten luck that these reforms coincided with the impact of massive investment in electricity transmission poles and wires.
Rotten luck robbed him of the chance to win another Major so spare a thought for Tiger.
I've had rotten luck with my sad spuds WHY 9 are my potatoes rotting in the ground?
EVERTON have had some rotten luck with injuries this season, and news that Darren Gibson will be out for a while with a knee problem is a real blow.
It was just absolutely rotten luck and the way the match went we did not deserve to lose," Xavi, who captained the team with Carles Puyol on the bench, told reporters.
The 13-times champion jockey has infamously endured 13 failed attempts in the greatest race of them all - and has also suffered some rotten luck over the famous fences.
McMillan also claimed that Ponting's men are reeling from dubious selections and the kind of rotten luck with umpiring decisions that have dogged opposition sides for years.
Although business owners frequently blame ill fortune for decline and fall, rotten luck is the reason for failure in only one percent of cases, according to a study by the Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Advisors.
Having realised that there was little he could have done to prevent that ill-fated 4-0 defeat, such was Wolves' rotten luck, McCarthy is tempted to say 'Same again, chaps'.
We lost only because of rotten luck and the bad challenge on our keeper.
But you were right when you said you had rotten luck.
It was just his rotten luck to run into a few of them.
In the end, he had the rotten luck to outlive, but never quite outgrow, the sexual revolution he helped inspire.
The 25-year-old, who has had rotten luck with injuries since joining the Blues, was making his first Premier League start since the end of August.