luck

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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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On the outside was Imperialism, lugging a history of tough luck in the big ones.
MONTROSE kept their promotion hopes alive with a hard-fought victory but it was tough luck on the Binos who were robbed of a goal.
Will the NGRC now say tough luck GRA-and fine it the pounds 3,000 max on both counts?
It was tough luck on the Shielfield " side who had held the lead since Darren Lavery's goal in eight minutes.
If you are not a sports fan, tough luck, you have to pay for the sports channels.
It was tough luck on the Minstermen, who dominated the first half and were unlucky not to take the lead.
It's a shame for Frank Lampard and Nicky Butt - but tough luck - Beckham and Gerrard are better.
That was tough luck on Fulham who deserved a point and could have got one but for a bad miss from Steve Marlet minutes from the end.
You are right about one thing-it is tough luck for greyhound trainers they cannot grade greyhounds at big tracks.
Once the series leader, his team fell on some tough luck when the Chase started, and he plummeted in the standings.
It was tough luck on County, as on-loan Andy Parkinson looked to have earned them a rare win with his second goal in three games.
It was tough luck on Shearer, who has never won the award during his six and a half years on Tyneside.