ride (one's) luck(redirected from have ridden his luck)
ride (one's) luck
To find success through fortune or chance rather than through one's own agency or risk-taking. (Used especially in reference to sporting events.) Primarily heard in UK. Cheltenham has been riding their luck lately, winning their last two games on penalty kicks alone, but they'll need to step up their game if they hope to have a place in the championship.
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ride your lucklet favourable events take their course without taking undue risks.
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