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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?
See also: get, lucky
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The victim told police he thought that he had finally gotten lucky and "wasted no time" going to his banks to get the money, the report states.
Gafoor recalled his hunt for Baputty's family and how he had gotten lucky with Haneefa, an Abu Dhabi driver, who was among the 50-odd people who had called him with claims that they were looking for a missing family member.
Look, I think if we're being honest we've probably gotten lucky draws over the last few years," he said.
Although my love was happy enough that I might have gotten lucky, but I was too sore and exhausted to move
Former Arkansas Razorbacks quarterback Matt Jones has been unable to land an NFL gig since being let go by the Jacksonville Jaguars, but he's apparently gotten lucky in love.
Almost every team has been victims and gotten lucky with bad decisions.
Not everyone has a good experience in the system, and I may have gotten lucky because I had the best social work team.
If William Herschel hadn't gotten lucky that night in 1781, is there a chance that the seventh planet would have been discovered the same way Neptune was?
The compilation is dated 1995, and I didn't know of its existence at last writing, so I may have simply gotten lucky in that small store in San Francisco a couple of weeks ago.
Michael (Hal Sparks) is the nominally normal lead character, whose narration draws us into his fairly promiscuous world; he's still a nerd whose comic-book fixation is the source of derision from his buddies, and he hasn't gotten lucky in months.
has gotten lucky at either of these places, but that's a long story going back to our high school days.
The art world may have gotten lucky with Monet's house and gardens, in that the painter's youngest son, Michel, spent the 1950s selling off the paintings he'd inherited and traipsing the world, rather than fathering heirs.
In an earlier face-off, Blair had gotten lucky when Jaxon fell into a deep, carbon-saturated well and couldn't swim.
We'd gotten lucky for six weeks, and now we have this tragedy.