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push one's luckTo take an excessive risk or to attempt some task unlikely to succeed, especially after having already been unexpectedly lucky.Rate it:

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down on one's luckUnlucky or undergoing a period of bad luck, especially with respect to financial matters.Rate it:

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ride one's luckTo avoid failure only by good fortune.Rate it:

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try one's luckTo make a risky attempt.Rate it:

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push aboutTo treat contemptuously and unfairly; to bullyRate it:

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push against an open doorTo do something pointless or unnecessary; to try doing something already done.Rate it:

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push aroundTo treat contemptuously and unfairly; to bullyRate it:

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push forwardTo continue to act or do something, especially with a lot of effortRate it:

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push forwardTo reschedule for an earlier date.Rate it:

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push into jump the queueRate it:

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push itTo make an extraordinary or risky effort; to behave in a way which tests the limits; to expect too much.Rate it:

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push offTo go away; to get lost.Rate it:

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push offto commit a foul by pushing against an opponent to both accelerate more quickly and push the opponent in the opposite direction.Rate it:

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push offTo delay, postpone, put off, push back.Rate it:

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push onTo persist; persevere.Rate it:

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push outTo force to leave a group.Rate it:

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push outTo extrude.Rate it:

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push pastTo rudely force one's way in front of another.Rate it:

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push pastTo force a conversation or situation to continue after an awkward interruption.Rate it:

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push someone's buttonsTo do specific things to anger someone (less commonly, sexually arouse or otherwise elicit a strong reaction), especially intentionally or maliciously.Rate it:

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push the boat outTo do something, especially spend money, more extravagantly than usual, particularly for a celebration.Rate it:

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push the envelopeTo go beyond established limits; to pioneer.Rate it:

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push throughTo force to be passedRate it:

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push throughto overcome by force or willpowerRate it:

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push underTo hide or repressRate it:

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push upTo arise or jut out from; to thrust from.Rate it:

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push up daisiesTo be dead.Rate it:

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when push comes to shoveWhen the pressure is on; when the situation is critical or urgent; when the time has come for action, even if it is difficult.Rate it:

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beginner's luckrefers to the supposed phenomenon of novices experiencing disproportionate frequency of success or succeeding against an expert in a given activity. One would expect experts to outperform novices - when the opposite happens it is counter-intuitive, hence the need for a term to describe this phenomenon.Rate it:

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as luck may have itby chance, luckilyRate it:

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as luck would have itAs it happened; how it turned out; by good fortune; fortunately or luckily.Rate it:

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bad luckill-fortuneRate it:

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be in luckTo be lucky in getting something that one wants.Rate it:

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best of luckUsed to express hopes that someone does well in a new endeavor.Rate it:

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devil's luckastounding good luck.Rate it:

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dumb luckpure chance; luckRate it:

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good luck with thatAn expression wishing someone success in an unlikely enterprise.Rate it:

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luck inTo experience good luck; to be fortunate or lucky.Rate it:

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luck intoto find by chance, to chance uponRate it:

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luck of the drawThe random production of favorable or unfavorable results; chance.Rate it:

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luck of the drawA selection rife with low odds of winning. A game of chance. Luck associated with one's propensity for winning.Rate it:

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luck outTo experience great luck; to be extremely fortunate or lucky.Rate it:

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luck outTo have run out of luck.Rate it:

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out of luckExperiencing a temporary misfortune.Rate it:

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shit out of luckWhen one has attempted to gain something, either tangible or not, and the attempt failed, either through denial, missed opportunity, etc.Rate it:

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shit out of luckCompletely out of luck; in unfortunate circumstances such that all options for achieving one's goal are exhausted; unlucky; screwed.Rate it:

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some people have all the luckSuggests that someone is enjoying more success than they deserve.Rate it:

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streak of good luckA series of lucky events.Rate it:

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the luck of the drawOne Draws Straws, WIN! OR LOSE!, It's The 'Luck Of The Draw!Rate it:

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tough luckBad luck.Rate it:

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