luck in

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luck in

To be very lucky or fortunate; to experience particularly good luck. (A nonstandard variant of "luck out.") I really lucked in with my graduate school program. I have the most amazing group of professors and peers!
See also: luck
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Desire for mastery was strong in him, and it was all one whether wrestling with the elements themselves, with men, or with luck in a gambling game.
While he was trying his luck in milking, and managing the matter very clumsily, the uneasy beast began to think him very troublesome; and at last gave him such a kick on the head as knocked him down; and there he lay a long while senseless.
None but fools trust to luck in play," Dolokhov had then said.
Some will bribe, beg, solicit, rise early, entreat, persist, without attaining the object of their suit; while another comes, and without knowing why or wherefore, finds himself invested with the place or office so many have sued for; and here it is that the common saying, 'There is good luck as well as bad luck in suits,' applies.
I knew that we should either go to the bottom together, or that she would be the making of me; and I never had two days of foul weather all the time I was at sea in her; and after taking privateers enough to be very entertaining, I had the good luck in my passage home the next autumn, to fall in with the very French frigate I wanted.
I wished for him again the next summer, when I had still the same luck in the Mediterranean.
But that present of bank-notes, once made, was measurable, and being applied to the amount of the debt, showed a deficit which had still to be filled up either by Fred's "judgment" or by luck in some other shape.
That's just what I was doing," said the man, joyously, "and it's the biggest luck in the world that I've found you.
Bedlington Neighbourhood Insp Ross Davidson said: "We've seen an increase in the number of incidents where it's apparent that thieves are trying their luck in the off chance of finding an unlocked door or window.
There was no such luck in the second half either, with the game marred by six bookings and the sending off of Orient's Efe Echanomi for violent conduct.
May I wish Chris the very best of luck in his endeavour, our thoughts are with him as he faces the week ahead.
Fosse'' fans might try their luck in London, Vienna, Melbourne - or in any of many states in the United States where ``Fosse'' could be in full operation long before the new millennium arrives.