win the lottery

idiom

: to have a winning ticket in a lottery run by a government

Examples of win the lottery in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And, hey, one of GTW’s goals is to win the lottery. Sean Keeler, The Denver Post, 1 June 2024 So when the Hornets failed to win the lottery on Sunday, there was a melancholy moment or two for Schnall. Roderick Boone, Charlotte Observer, 13 May 2024 How to play Mega Millions Here's how to play Mega Millions: Mega Millions, Powerball numbers:Want to win the lottery? Evan Frank, The Indianapolis Star, 27 Mar. 2024 How to play Mega Millions Here's how to play Mega Millions: Mega Millions, Powerball numbers: Want to win the lottery? Evan Frank, The Courier-Journal, 27 Mar. 2024 When a handful of people at a corner convenience store on Christmas Eve see one of them win the lottery — totaling $156 million — the down-on-his-luck Sterling (played by Cloud) decides to make his own odds and shoot his shot. Jack Smart, Peoplemag, 2 Nov. 2023 Powerball, Mega Millions numbers:Want to win the lottery? Chris Sims, The Indianapolis Star, 10 Sep. 2023 At Allende’s grave, citizens leave not just votives and flowers but handwritten notes containing what could only be called prayers: to win the lottery, to pass a math exam, to find love. Jonathan Dee, The New Yorker, 4 Sep. 2023 The Ducks would get the top pick in the 2023 NHL Draft if the Senators, Sabres, Penguins, Predators or Flames win the lottery. Jeremy Cluff, The Arizona Republic, 4 May 2023

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“Win the lottery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/win%20the%20lottery. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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