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lucky at cards, unlucky in love
Those who have the best fortune in pursuits of skill or chance end up having very poor fortune in the pursuit of romantic relationships. Great opportunities have always fallen into his lap, and his talent has carried him to an incredibly successful position in his company. Despite all that, he is utterly hopeless when he tries to meet women. Lucky at cards, unlucky in love, I suppose.
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Lucky at cards, unlucky in love.
Prov. If you frequently win at card games, you will not have happy love affairs. (Can imply the converse, that if you do not win at card games, you will have happy love affairs.) Fred: I wish I was George. He always wins tons of money at our poker games. Alan: Don't be jealous of him. Lucky at cards, unlucky in love.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.