By a stroke of luck – English expressions with Luck


By a Stroke of Luck – English vocabulary using LUCK


Some people seem to be “born lucky” everything always goes well for them, some others have ” beginners luck“, others just seem to be “down on their luck” and there are even some who hope that with any luck things will be OK

Luck is a word that is used a lot in everyday English language.

By a stroke of luck means: if things turn out well

  • I missed the last fast train  so I phoned my wife to tell that I would arrive very late. Then, by a stroke of luck, my brother phoned me to offer to take me home in his car.
  • John wanted to get his son a new violin and by a stroke of luck his boss’s daughter had one that was the perfect size for him.
  • Mary had to fill in for the role of Juliet because Sarah was ill. It was a tremendous stroke of luck that the film director Mike Delawney was in the audience that day. He asked to speak to her after the show to offer her a role in his new film


One for Luck – expression

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