stroke of fortune

stroke of fortune

An unexpected fortunate occurrence. Meeting my favorite celebrity at the airport was certainly a stroke of fortune that wouldn't have happened if I'd arrived five minutes later. I worked very hard on the script, but getting to pitch it to the producer in the elevator was just a stroke of fortune.
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I wished a round score of men--in case of natives, buccaneers, or the odious French--and I had the worry of the deuce itself to find so much as half a dozen, till the most remarkable stroke of fortune brought me the very man that I required.
"I wonder," he said, "what miserable fate, what cursed stroke of fortune brought you once more into my life?"
Yes, Liverpool were set on their way by a stroke of fortune, Trent Alexander-Arnold's cross taking a nick off Chris Wood before looping over Burnley goalkeeper Nick Pope, shades of Ronaldinho against England in the 2002 World Cup.
But regardless of the stroke of fortune, Lloris feels that those types of results are pivotal if Spurs are ever going to get a taste of some silverware.
Needing 15 runs off the final and 50th over of their innings, a stroke of fortune helped Stokes level the scores.
The home side enjoyed a stroke of fortune in heat 12 when Phillips came down whilst holding a safe third place, but Smith was squeezed out of the first clash of the big guns and eventually fell himself, as Clegg overhauled Flint for his fourth win.
Speaking to the audience, Sammy said that his introduction as a fashion model in Brazil was a fine stroke of fortune. His journey from a modelling to a fashion designer was fascinating and challenging.
United benefited from the absence of Neymar and the focus on Mbappe and they might be in for a similar stroke of fortune against Barcelona if Luis Suarez does miss out with the injury he picked up late on against Betis.
Scotland were to receive the early second half stroke of fortune they, on balance of play alone, will claim was merited.
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However, it was more a stroke of fortune that finally broke Town hearts than any tactical genius from the Spaniard.
Possession Shots On Shots Off Blocked Shots Corners Fouls Conceded Offsides Yellow Cards Red Cards "We had a massive stroke of fortune where the referee should have seen a handball," Holloway said.
Possession Shots On Target Shots Off Target Blocked Shots Corners Fouls Conceded Offsides Yellow Cards Red Cards "We had a massive stroke of fortune where the referee should have seen a handball," Holloway said.
As for his first stroke of fortune off Rabada, he said: "I was on my way walking back.