stroke of luck

a stroke of luck
Fig. a bit of luck; a lucky happening. •

I had a stroke of luck and found Tom at home when I called. He's not usually there.

Unless I have a stroke of luck, I'm not going to finish this report by tomorrow.

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Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • stroke of luck — A fortunate occurrence • • • Main Entry: ↑stroke * * * stroke of luck (or good luck) a fortunate occurrence that could not have been predicted or expected …   Useful english dictionary

  • stroke of luck — When something fortunate happens unexpectedly, it is a stroke of luck …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • stroke of luck — ► stroke of luck a fortunate unexpected occurrence. Main Entry: ↑stroke …   English terms dictionary

  • stroke of luck — See: RUN OF LUCK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stroke\ of\ luck — See: run of luck …   Словарь американских идиом

  • stroke of luck — single act of luck …   English contemporary dictionary

  • stroke of luck (or good luck) — a fortunate unexpected occurrence. → stroke …   English new terms dictionary

  • (a) stroke of luck — something good that happens to you by chance. Phil was driving up to Manchester that evening and gave me a lift so that was a stroke of luck. By a stroke of luck, someone at work happened to be selling very cheaply exactly the piece of equipment… …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) stroke of luck — a stroke/piece/of luck phrase something that happens by chance and that helps you to achieve something Thesaurus: chance events and happening by chancesynonym luck and luckinesshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • had a stroke of luck — got lucky …   English contemporary dictionary

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