lightning never strikes (the same place) twice

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Definition of lightning never strikes (the same place) twice

used to say that a very unusual event is not likely to happen again to the same person or in the same place The team was lucky to get that win but may not do as well next time. Lightning never strikes twice.

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“Lightning never strikes (the same place) twice.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lightning%20never%20strikes%20%28the%20same%20place%29%20twice. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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