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try (one's) luck

To attempt to succeed in doing something for which success is not guaranteed, or that will rely at least in part on good fortune. I'll try my luck to see if I can get the lawnmower working, but we may have to bring it to a mechanic. The young billionaire, who made his fortune in the tech industry, is now trying his luck at the pharmaceutical market. I'll try my luck with the odd slot machine or lottery ticket, but otherwise I don't really care for gambling.
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try one's luck (at something)

to attempt to do something (where success requires luck). My great-grandfather came to California to try his luck at finding gold. I went into a gambling casino to try my luck.
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try (one's) luck

To attempt something without knowing if one will be successful.
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In PK 75, the main candidates who will try luck include Arbab Farooq Jan (MMA), Aqil Shah (ANP), Qamar Zaman PMLN and Wajidullah PTI.
In KP, for 35 general seats of National Assembly, As many as 517 candidates are in the run while 339 candidates will try luck for 12 national assembly seats of FATA in general elections 2013.
There are countless opportunities to start business, but requires strong will and commitment of doing hard work, she said and added she is a successful businesswoman who started business after death of her husband about eight years ago and she wanted to share her experience with fellow women to take initiative and try luck in business which has great potential of making handsome earning.
She said she is a successful business woman who started business after death of her husband about eight years ago and she wanted to share her experience with fellow women to take initiative and try luck in business which has great potential of making handsome earning.