consider oneself lucky/fortunate

Definition of consider oneself lucky/fortunate

: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.

Word by Word Definitions

consider play
  1. : to think about carefully: such as

  2. : to think of especially with regard to taking some action

  3. : to take into account

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

lucky play
  1. : having good luck

  2. : happening by chance : fortuitous

  3. : producing or resulting in good by chance : favorable

fortunate play
  1. : bringing some good thing not foreseen as certain : auspicious

  2. : receiving some unexpected good


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