third time lucky

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Definition of third time lucky

British
used to say that two efforts at something have already failed but perhaps the third will be successful

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“Third time lucky.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/third%20time%20lucky. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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