Examples of fluky in a Sentence
a fluky coincidence that kept me safely at home when the blizzard hit
the fluky selection of consecutive numbers on consecutive days of the lottery
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The message O’Connor sent with the benchings on Saturday night was, in essence, telling the players to stop deluding themselves into thinking the nine-match losing streak was some fluky happenstance of bad breaks, bad officiating and bad coaching.
Against Vegas, this involved stomaching a fluky Game 1 loss in which Ovechkin had an assist but only managed two shots on goal.
As a result, lucky saves and fluky errors can be the deciding factor in many hockey games.
There always has been a rather simple explanation for that trend: Unless the Derby produces some kind of fluky result, the fastest horse on the first Saturday in May is likely to remain the fastest horse two weeks later.
Those are the kinds of fluky occurrences that have made no-hitters so exciting and rare: There is inherently an element of luck involved.
That sure seems fluky and might indicate the Cowboys defense is better than appearances.
In essence, that has weeded out the cheap speed horses who had no shot to win, making it a truer run race with fewer fluky elements.
According to the Sliding Doors philosophy, in other words, even when our lives take fluky, chaotic detours, ultimately good-hearted people find each other, and the bad boyfriends and home-wreckers of the world get their comeuppance.
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