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get lucky

1. To experience sudden good fortune. Whew, I got lucky when the teacher didn't collect the homework assignment I'd forgotten to do.
2. slang To have sex, especially with someone who one has only just met. Hey, what happened with that gorgeous woman you met at the bar last night? Did you get lucky?
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Trading as a career is a marathon, not a sprint., and having stable growth in your trading account will always be more valuable than getting lucky once every 10 trades you make.
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Joao Moutinho found Jimenez after a strong run and the Mexico international held up the ball, getting lucky with a ricochet, to swivel and fire in his 15th goal of the season from 12 yards.
And it is much easier than getting lucky with the Lotto.
They made the trip from Donegal to National Lottery HQ in Dublin yesterday after getting lucky in last Friday's draw.
Where Newcastle came closest to getting lucky, it was still not enough and it would be a worry if the Blues are as bad at taking their chances at Palace.
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Co joked about getting lucky to have made the Final Four last season, how he's sounding as if he's scaring the rest of the NCAA by mentioning he's added another player whose the same height as rookie-MVP Allwell Oraeme to form a twin towers.
Glad to hear people getting lucky for once!" Christine Leach: "Nice to hear some good news, well done Andy."
The couple, who live in Bangor collected their winnings earlier this week from lottery organisers Camelot after getting lucky with a Jewel 7s Doubler scratch card.
"Flailing, grinding, thrashing and getting lucky are why companies succeed," Kawasaki said in "Reality Check," one of the nine books he has written.
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Mohammad said he plans to buy more raffle tickets until the end of DSF in the hope of getting lucky one more time.
Raymond Storey said he is looking forward to "living life as he pleases" after getting lucky in the EuroMillions Mega Friday draw.
Fans lined up for hours just to see the Korean actor in person, with some getting lucky enough to be chosen to come up onstage and have their "selfie" taken with Lee.