ENGLISH VOCABULARY PRACTICE: Idioms using 'luck'
LEVEL: Intermediate/Advanced


Write the letter of the word(s) that best complete(s) each sentence:

a - down on his luck
b - best of luck
c - in luck
d - just my luck
e - as luck would have it
f - beginner's luck
g - lucked out
h - lucky streak
i - no such luck
j - tough luck

1. , buddy! = It's unfortunate that you had such bad luck.

2. I really thought that things would be different this time, but . ( = it didn't happen like I hoped it would)

3. He really ( = got lucky) when he was hired over much more qualified candidates.

4. What do you say when a novice beats an expert? !

5. The man was really , having lost both his home and his job.

6. He thought he would never see her again, but then one day, , ( = by chance) he ran into her.

7. P1: Do you have any more of these books? P2: You're . We have one left.

8. A new job, a new girlfriend, some new friends... I feel like I'm on a !

9. Another way of saying "good luck!" is ""!

10. It was all going so well and then everything started to go wrong! ! ( = this always happens to me)






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