can't believe your luck

spoken
to be extremely surprised and pleased because something good has happened to you by chance

She couldn't believe her luck when she saw the place was empty.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • believe */*/*/ — UK [bɪˈliːv] / US [bɪˈlɪv] verb Word forms believe : present tense I/you/we/they believe he/she/it believes present participle believing past tense believed past participle believed 1) a) [transitive] to think that a fact is true Astronomers knew …   English dictionary

  • luck — I UK [lʌk] / US noun [uncountable] ** 1) success that you have by chance and not because of anything that you do John never had much luck with girls. wish someone luck (in/with something): We d all like to wish you luck in your new job. 2) an… …   English dictionary

  • believe — be|lieve W1S1 [bıˈli:v] v [: Old English; Origin: belefan, from lyfan, lefan to allow, believe ] 1.) [T not in progressive] to be sure that something is true or that someone is telling the truth ▪ You shouldn t believe everything you read. ▪ I… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Luck — For other uses, see Luck (disambiguation). Good luck redirects here. For other uses, see Good Luck (disambiguation). A four leaf clover is often considered to bestow good luck. Luck or fortuity is good fortune which occurs beyond one s control,… …   Wikipedia

  • luck — [[t]lʌ̱k[/t]] ♦♦♦ lucks, lucking, lucked 1) N UNCOUNT Luck or good luck is success or good things that happen to you, that do not come from your own abilities or efforts. I knew I needed a bit of luck to win... The Sri Lankans have been having no …   English dictionary

  • Your Five Gallants — is a Jacobean comedy by Thomas Middleton. It falls into the sub genre of city comedy. Allusions in the play point to a date of authorship of 1607.The play was entered into the Stationers Register on March 22, 1608. The quarto published by… …   Wikipedia

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