as luck would have it

Definition of as luck would have it

  1. —used to say that something happened because of good or bad luck Our car broke down on the road, but as luck would have it, there was a garage nearby. I arrived a little late and, as luck would have it, the last ticket had just been sold.

Word by Word Definitions

luckplay
  1. :  a force that brings good fortune or adversity

    :  the events or circumstances that operate for or against an individual

    :  favoring chance

wouldplay
  1. : past tense ofwill

    :  wished, desired

    :  wish for :  want


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