no such luck

idiom

informal
used to say that one could not do or have something one wanted
We hoped we could still get tickets, but no such luck—they had all been sold.

Examples of no such luck in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But there will be no such luck again this weekend, as two systems work together to bring soggy and dreary conditions to the Northeast and parts of the mid-Atlantic. Mary Gilbert, CNN, 20 Oct. 2023 But no such luck: Jones’ good friend, Corporal Daniel Greer, woke him, requesting Jones’ help investigating a storage unit. Erin Jensen, USA TODAY, 4 Aug. 2023 The other hosts — whose shows were owned by media companies — had no such luck. John Koblin, New York Times, 2 May 2023 While the planets were all in direct motion for a bit in April, there is no such luck for May. Jacqueline Tempera, Women's Health, 30 Apr. 2023

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“No such luck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no%20such%20luck. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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