consider oneself lucky/fortunate

idiom

: to feel that one is fortunate (that something happened or didn't happen)
He considered himself fortunate to come out of the ordeal with just a broken leg.
Consider yourself lucky that you survived the accident.

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“Consider oneself lucky/fortunate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/consider%20oneself%20lucky%2Ffortunate. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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