1. Any success. Typically used in negative constructions. We looked for it at every toy store in the area, but I'm afraid we didn't have any luck. A: "Did you have any luck contacting your father?" B: "Nope, the line was busy." I'm sorry, I didn't have any luck finding someone who could fix the printer on such short notice.
2. A question used to ask if someone or something was successful. The phrase can be used as a complete question, or it can precede further information. A: "Any luck contacting your father?" B: "Nope, the line was busy." You talked to your boss about a raise today, right? Any luck? A: "Any luck finding Lizzy's teddy bear?" B: "Nope, and I don't know what we're going to do at bedtime—she'll be devastated."
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any ˈluck?(spoken) used to ask somebody if they have been successful with something: ‘Any luck?’ ‘No, they’re all too busy to help.’
See also: any
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