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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When it came to work, just over 25% were still waiting for their big break, while 31% thought you made your own luck in life.
Watford manager Aidy Boothroyd said: "I always believed you made your own luck, but so much has gone against us in this campaign that you start to wonder.