as luck would have it


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.

Examples of as luck would have it in a Sentence

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“As luck would have it.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.

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