Here is your golden opportunity to learn 10 good luck expressions in English you should try to remember and use as much as possible.
Twist of fate
Meaning: a change in a sequence of events.
By a twist of fate, they met again in New York.
A stroke of good luck
Meaning: something good that happens when you least expect it.
I opened the book on exactly the same page by a stroke of good luck.
Meaning: an excellent opportunity that is unlikely to be repeated.
This is a golden opportunity for peace we must appreciate.
Jump at the chance
Meaning: to quickly and unexpectedly get a lucky opportunity.
When the band singer became ill, Bob jumped at the chance and became famous.
Cross your fingers! (Keep your fingers crossed!)
Meaning: hoping the things will happen the way we want them to.
I’m having a driving test in the morning so cross your fingers for me!
Meaning: happening by chance.
I didn’t know the answer. It was just a lucky guess.
The third time’s a charm
Meaning: when you try to do something, it works out at the third attempt.
I finally passed the driving test. As they say, the third time’s a charm.
Break a leg!
Meaning: Good luck!
I wish you good luck at the competition. Break a leg!
Knock on wood
Meaning: knock on a wooden object in order to avoid bad luck.
Laura’s health seems to improve after she had Covid-19. Knock on wood!
Fall into your lap
Meaning: used to say when something good happens to you unexpectedly or without any effort.
When my brother moved to France, his room fell into my lap.
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