luck out of

luck out of (something)

To avoid having to do or experience something because of some fortunate chance occurrence. Thankfully, because school was closed due to the weather, I lucked out of taking the exam I hadn't studied for. I can't believe you lucked out of doing an inventory count like the rest of us.
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luck out of something

to get out of something by luck alone. I lucked out of taking a driving test. I only had to pass a vision test to get my license. Man, I really lucked out of it.
See also: luck, of, out