just someone's luck

Definition of just someone's luck

informal
used to say that bad or unpleasant things often happen to someone because he or she is unlucky
  • The last ticket was sold a minute before I got there—just my luck.

Word by Word Definitions

just play
  1. : having a basis in or conforming to fact or reason : reasonable

  2. : conforming to a standard of correctness : proper

  3. : faithful to an original

  1. : exactly, precisely

  2. : very recently

  3. : by a very small margin : barely

  1. : archaic variant of joust

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody

luck play
  1. : a force that brings good fortune or adversity

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

  3. : favoring chance

  1. : to prosper or succeed especially through chance or good fortune

  2. : to come upon something desirable by chance


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