lucky (one)

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lucky (one)

An expression of pleasant surprise following some good fortune. Can be used ironically to express the opposite. You found $20 in your pocket? Lucky you! Oh, lucky me, I've been selected for jury duty.
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lucky ˈyou, ˈme, etc.

(spoken) used to show that you think somebody is lucky to have something, be able to do something, etc: ‘I’m off to Paris.’ ‘Lucky you!’
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Lucky us if we are able to catch up on old friendships - and get on the path to new "improved" versions.
Whether your candidate won or lost, we think all Americans would vote for a vacation so we're giving one lucky US traveller the chance to win a relaxing election escape booked on TripAdvisor.
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But while Lucky Us whisks us along, it's also a novel of striking emotional depth, proving anew the Chekhovian truth that genuine comedy can be deeply sad.
Farq Tawqeet" (Difference in Timing) starring Tamer Hosny will soon be on our small screens, and, lucky us, his promos are already popping up.
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French-inspired recipes from top chef Anthony Barnes, executive chef at Cardiff Marriott's award winning Brasserie Centrale restaurant 9 WISH LIST Halloween inspired treats including the most gruesome kitchen gadget we've ever seen 10&11 AWAYDAYS Lucky us, this week we're off on a bargain break to Bulgaria.
Lucky us to see two such racing greats in the same place, although by the time the week is through the ratings gap between the world's best horse and the world's second-best horse may have been considerably reduced.
As the lucky US guests filed through Kingsford Smith airport, they waved at the waiting media and gushed about their adventure Down Under.
If we must Kororo Kingdom's population have gone AWOL and it's our task - lucky us - to round them up two-by-two and get them back to where they belong.
MUSIC: Piano wizard and lyrical master Ben Folds, above, is currently gracing UK shores with a handful of live dates this summer - including, lucky us, one here, tonight.
Lucky us, our ship's arrival marks the anniversary of the revival of "Aloha Boat Days," a fondly remembered Hawaiian tradition of greeting arriving and departing passenger ships in a style that is island-indigenous and therefore unmistakably warm and welcoming.
It goes on to add that only through international exhaustion might EU prices be pushed down to levels paid by lucky US consumers.