Keywords: luck, chance, lucky, fortunate, luckily, fortunately, accidentally

Sign Definition

As a Noun

1. Success that does not come from your own abilities or efforts. English = luck.
2. An opportunity to do something which will be good for you. English = chance.

As a Verb or Adjective

1. To have something that is very desirable; to be in a very desirable situation; to have something good happen to you that is not the result of your own efforts or happens by chance. English = (be) lucky, (be) fortunate.


1. Used alone to wish someone well or success in what they are about to do. English = 'Good luck!'
2. Used alone to express congratulations or envy towards someone who has had some good fortune. English = 'Lucky you!'

As Modifier

1. Used to introduce a sentence, to mean that you are glad that what you are about to say happened. English = luckily, fortunately.
2. Used immediately next to a verb to mean that the action happened without planning or without any special effort. English = by chance, accidentally.


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