Luck

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Luck

Post by Stevenloan » Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:42 am

My uncle and I are at a casino. I don't gamble. I just stand there watching him gamble. The first time he wins, the second time he wins and then he keeps winning and winning. Can I say it like this in this case?

1. Luck is smiling at you.
2. Good fortune has come to you.

Thanks a lot!

StevenLoan
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Re: Luck

Post by Erik_Kowal » Thu Jun 08, 2017 5:33 pm

Better than "Luck is smiling at you" is "Luck is smiling on you". (This metaphor invokes the notion of the sun shining ON someone; it doesn't shine AT them.)

Perhaps also "Fortune is with you!"
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Re: Luck

Post by Stevenloan » Fri Jun 09, 2017 6:47 am

Erik : Thank you so much for the substitutions.
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