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somebody up there loves me

1. I am extremely fortunate or lucky, judging from some recent development. Somebody up there loves me, because I just won $500 on the first lottery ticket I ever bought! I can't believe I walked away from that car accident with just a few scrapes. Somebody up there loves me, all right!
2. Someone in a position of power, authority, or influence is giving me preferential treatment. Wow, I'm up for a promotion already? I guess somebody up there loves me!
See also: love, somebody, up

somebody up there loves me

I am having very good luck right now; also, someone with influence is favoring me. For example, I won $40 on that horse-somebody up there loves me, or I don't know how I got that great assignment; somebody up there loves me. This idiom, generally used half-jokingly, alludes either to heavenly intervention or to the help of a temporal higher authority. [Colloquial; mid-1900s] Also see friend in court.
See also: love, somebody, up