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luck

noun advantageous outcome, chance, destiny, fate, fortuity, gamble, good break, good forrune, good luck, opportunity, positive results, serendipity
Associated concepts: gaming laws, moral luck
See also: accident, contingency, opportunity, prosperity, quirk, welfare
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MOST of the coverage regarding speeding tickets and cameras implies that the driving public has a right to speed and that it's rotten luck to get caught and fined.
It is rotten luck on Jamie Atkinson, who did really well and showed a lot of bottle when he stepped in , to have broken a finger but it just about sums up our luck this season.
An honest and hard-working pro, Williams deserved better than the rotten luck handed to him.
IT WAS typical rotten luck for Everton that ref Lee Probert decided to give a penalty against Marouane Fellaini on Saturday.
I've had rotten luck with my sad spuds WHY 9 are my potatoes rotting in the ground?
The 13-times champion jockey has infamously endured 13 failed attempts in the greatest race of them all - and has also suffered some rotten luck over the famous fences.
Forced to retire, in danger of rupturing a troublesome Achilles, Oakes could be forgiven for cursing rotten luck.
Phillips - who attends regular England squad training in Sheffield - has had rotten luck lately, suffering a rip-off defeat in the Junior ABA final, as well as the EU episode.
I'm somewhere in the middle and some people seem to have rotten luck all the time.
To compound our problems we then had to play 80 minutes with 10 men and we have suffered some rotten luck.
A franchise known for bad karma, rotten luck, even tragedy.
Sir, -- Most of the coverage you read about speeding tickets and cameras implies that the driving public has a right to speed and that it's rotten luck to get caught and fined.