with (any) luck

idiom

: if one is lucky
With (any) luck there'll still be some tickets left when we arrive.

Examples of with (any) luck in a Sentence

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“With (any) luck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/with%20%28any%29%20luck. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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