blind luck

blind luck

Nothing but fate or fortune, whether good or ill (as opposed to skill, preparation, teamwork, etc.). You can't rely on blind luck to get through life's challenges. You need to work hard to succeed! Both teams fought valiantly, but, in the end, it was blind luck that decided the outcome.
See also: blind, luck
References in classic literature ?
Only fools, with the blind luck of fools, could have made it.
I have seen people get by on a combination of tolerance from fellow drivers and blind luck, and they will insist they are good drivers because they have had no legal entanglements with traffic police or physical entanglements with other cars, but their driving styles can best be summed up in the question: What the heck do you think you are doing?
While Mr Johnson is often viewed as a politician who relies on bluff, bluster and blind luck to get on, there is more to his game than that.
That feeling may come not because they are getting by on blind luck or don't have any idea what they are doing, but because our world is so unpredictable that what works one day may not work another.
On Thursday, Pakistan Chief Selector Inzamamul Haq said that he is sending a Champions Trophy-shaped Hail Mary squad to England, hoping that some divine intervention and some blind luck reproduce the same results as they did two years ago.
This is exactly when blind luck is likely to trump a compromised or forced decision that will create tensions and conflicts for years to come in this country.
At present, US leads geopolitics and geo strategy in world because of its superb military machine and its presence in critical areas and diplomatic resourcefulness because of its political will, aid programs, domination over world's institutions, dependable political alignments, huge technological edge and reach and ability to capitalize on blind luck etc.
Blind luck? God?<br />"I'm not a religious person, but I am a spiritual person," Hammer said.
That changed with a stroke of blind luck when Mario Manduzkic threw himself at a flicked-on corner and headed the ball off Etebo to deflect beyond keeper Francis Uzoho.
Some hunters might look at this story as one of blind luck, but I feel a higher power was in the blind with Gary that day.
Chance #1 is pure blind luck that comes with no effort on your part.
Hecht went on to say that Texans want accountable judges but said voters know so little about them that "election results are usually the product of campaign spending, familiar names, political swings and blind luck."
Until they encounter the Phantom of the Haybarn-an ancient evil whose ability to alter reality itself will test the skills, science, and blind luck of the Ghost Finders to the limit.
The randomised nature of the baddies here means you rarely stand a chance beyond pure blind luck. Even the slim character progression options do little to increase your chances.
But the fact remains it was luck, pure, blind luck - great for Vale, disastrous for the Sky Blues, and, in the latter's case, far from the exception this season.