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. Amid the fjords and fields, the cool, clear air and still, crystal waters, we found some sort of peace.
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Lucky us the head of check in was Filipino so everything was easy.
"So lucky us - and lucky Nottingham!" This year's carnival will once again see hundreds of colourful costumes strutting and dancing along the riverside of the Meadows Embankment, while the Carnival Village will also return with music stages, workshops, stalls and even a large funfair to entertain guests.
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The latest novel from Amy Bloom (Lucky Us) is an achingly beautiful love story that unfolds through the eyes of Lorena Hickok, known as Hick, a great journalist and author who lived in the White House with First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt as "her very special friend." They were lovers, which was understood by family, the White House staff and even President Roosevelt.
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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"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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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.