make (one's) own luck

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make (one's) own luck

To rely on one's skill, ability, and perseverance to capitalize on opportunity, rather than relying solely on luck itself. A truly good businessperson knows how to make their own luck. You can't just wait around for success to fall into your lap!
See also: luck, make, own

make your own luck

be successful through your own efforts and opportunism.
See also: luck, make, own
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INGLEWOOD - Blind Luck made her own luck Sunday in the $405,250 Hollywood Starlet, making an explosive move early in the stretch and drawing away under a hand ride by jockey Rafael Bejarano to win the Grade I event by seven lengths on closing day of Hollywood Park's autumn meet.
She made her own luck after that, holding off her rival to make sure of a place in the final.