Made your own luck - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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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!
make your own luck be successful through your own efforts and opportunism.
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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
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.
He typified what National Hunt racing was all about - hard graft, hard living and you made your own luck