unlucky


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That is one reason you are Ojo the Unlucky," said the woman, in a sympathetic tone.
The natives, adopting a system of denials and evasions, refused to take them to the unlucky place.
Bennet should only hear of the departure of the family, without being alarmed on the score of the gentleman's conduct; but even this partial communication gave her a great deal of concern, and she bewailed it as exceedingly unlucky that the ladies should happen to go away just as they were all getting so intimate together.
I was unlucky at times as catches were dropped but on and off I performed well also.
Many believe that the date 13 is unlucky but there is no hard evidence about this.
Such was the fate of Singaporean filmmaker Ken Kwek's Unlucky Plaza, which featured Filipino actor Epy Quizon and was distributed locally by Viva Films.
THE number of people getting married fell in 2013 as some couples postponed their nuptials fearing the unlucky number 13.
LIAM MARTIN claims Sligo Rovers have been unlucky and insists good fortune will come their way.
Unfortunate in that he happened to live around the corner on Prussia Street, he happened to have no-one with him when he got home as his girlfriend was at work, that he was just unlucky that he happened to make unsolicited admissions to Gardai saying he carried out the murders and compounded this by maps he drew.
2 MANUEL PELLEGRINI saw his side escape an embarrassing defeat but then claimed: We were unlucky.
Picking a winner was was tough but in the end I chose Iain Jenkins of Stirling - and I've handed him the Lucky AND Unlucky Line Week prizes.
IT'S only a matter of time before SWISS SPIRIT clicks for his new stable after an unlucky run in Haydock's Temple Stakes.