have the luck of the devil

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have the luck of the devil

To have extremely good luck. I can't believe I won the lottery and a radio contest in the same week—I have the luck of the devil right now!
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Macclesfield manager Keith Alexander bemoaned his side's luck, adding: "Rochdale just had the luck of the devil and if they continue to get those sorts of breaks they will be dead certs for promotion.
The only objective Martin O'Neill can sensibly envisage for this season is to finish in the top 17, in which laudable pursuit he has had the luck of the devil to have the devoted support of at least three London clubs.