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

  1. :  a force that brings good fortune or adversity

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

    :  favoring chance

  1. : past tense ofwill

    :  wished, desired

    :  wish for :  want

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