Luck

happy go lucky

Meaning: cheerful

Example: Even though it was storming outside, he kept his sunny disposition since he was happy-go-lucky. Read on

on a roll

Meaning: making a lot of progress

Example: Our team has won eleven out of our twelve matches this season. We are on a roll. Read on

all the best

Meaning: a polite way to end a letter or email

Example: We would like to wish you all the best in the year to come. Read on

third time’s a charm

Meaning: to say that when a person tries to do something, it works out at the third attempt

Example: The fellow finally managed to pass his exam. As they say, third time's a charm. Read on

knock on wood (touch wood)

Meaning: tap knuckle on wood in order to avoid bad luck

Example: I am expecting a promotion and a big pay hike this year, touch wood. Read on

break a leg

Meaning: good luck

Example: "Break a leg!" shouted the stage director to his actors before the beginning of the play. Read on

fingers crossed

Meaning: a gesture of crossed fingers used to express good luck

Example: Good luck with your test tomorrow. I'll have my fingers crossed. Read on

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drastic times call for drastic measures

Meaning: extreme circumstances can only be resolved by equally extreme actions

Example: After the company had posted losses for the third consecutive year, the board decided to replace all of its top management. After all, drastic times call for drastic measures. Read on

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