best of luck

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best of luck

A parting wish of encouragement. Best of luck to you in your new endeavor—we'll miss you around the office.
See also: luck, of

best of luck (to someone)

I wish good luck to someone. Alice: Good-bye, Bill. Bill: Goodbye, Alice. Best of luck. Alice: Thanks. Bye. "Good-bye, and the best of luck to you," shouted Mary, waving and crying at the same time.
See also: luck, of

the best of ˈluck (to somebody)

(old-fashioned, informal, often ironic) used to wish somebody luck in an activity, especially one in which they are unlikely to be successful: The four of you are going to live in that tiny apartment? The best of luck to you!
See also: luck, of
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I can only wish him the best of luck and health now in what will be a long and difficult recovery period.
I wish him the best of luck in the Premier League, and (assistant) Brian Kidd, too.
So far I've heard reports that it's gone well so best of luck to him.
A poster calling himself BlueRedBlue wrote: "Hey, Jacks, as a true Bluebird and football fan, I genuinely and honestly really wish you the best of luck in 'our' quest to get a Welsh team in the Premiership.
We congratulate the team on their success and wish them the best of luck in the national finals in May.
I wish Robert Alner the best of luck with his future treatment.
We all wish them the best of luck and are going to be following their progress closely.
We wish our former colleagues the best of luck at their new company.
I WOULD like to wish the best of luck to Gareth Hock in his new career at Leigh Centurions.
There's little doubt the vast majority of people across Northern Ireland will look to the North-West this year and wish our second city the best of luck as it grasps this incredible opportunity.
The courage he and his parents have shown is nothing short of admirable and we wish the whole family the best of luck for a bright and happy future.
The giant card, produced by Dial-a-Phone, the UK's leading direct mobile phone specialist and Boro official sponsor, was signed by scores and scores of fans all wanting to wish Steve McClaren's team the best of luck in Cardiff.