luck out


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luck out

To be very lucky or fortunate; to experience particularly good luck. I really lucked out when I got into such a wonderful graduate school program. I have the most amazing group of professors and peers!
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luck out

to be fortunate; to strike it lucky. I really lucked out when I ordered the duck. It's excellent. I didn't luck out at all. I rarely make the right choice.
See also: luck, out
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

luck out

Also, luck into. Gain success or something desirable through good fortune. For example, We lucked out and found the same rug for half the price, or Nell and Dave lucked into a terrific apartment. [Colloquial; mid-1900s]
See also: luck, out
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

luck out

v. Slang
To gain success or a thing that was desired by chance; experience good luck: I lucked out and got tickets for tonight's baseball game.
See also: luck, out
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

luck out

in. to be fortunate; to strike it lucky. I really lucked out when I ordered the duck. It’s excellent.
See also: luck, out
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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