the luck of the draw

noun phrase

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used to say that the result of something cannot be controlled and depends on chance The weather may be good or bad that day—it all depends on the luck of the draw.

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“The luck of the draw.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20luck%20of%20the%20draw. Accessed 7 May. 2021.

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