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have more luck than sense

To experience good fortune but lack intelligence. A: "How has that fool been able to make so much money?" B: "He obviously has more luck than sense."
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have more luck than sense

to be lucky but not intelligent. Jane went driving out into Death Valley without any water. She survived—she has more luck than sense. Tom: I like to drive ninety miles an hour on the freeway. Nobody's ever caught me. Mary: You have more luck than sense.
See also: have, luck, more, sense
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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