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

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the doctor always err's on the side of caution.It means to make sure of, or to make the most ofRate 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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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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try one's luckTo make a risky attempt.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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devil's luckastounding good luck.Rate 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 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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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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with any luckit is hoped that; hopefullyRate it:

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ride with the punchesTo deflect the force of an opponent's punches by moving the body adroitlyRate it:

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ride outTo tackle a difficult problem and survive.Rate it:

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ride roughshod overTo act in a bullying or inconsiderate manner; to display disregard towards someone or something.Rate it:

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free rideAn opportunity or benefit which has no cost, especially one enjoyed or undertaken at the expense of others.Rate it:

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go along for the rideTo accompany someone passively, or to take a passive role in a project.Rate it:

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Nantucket sleigh rideAn obsolete and dangerous method of whale hunting in which a small boat manned by rowers and a harpooner, or a series of small boats tied together, would be attached to a whale by means of a harpoon and would then be towed by the creature at high speed across the water's surface, until the whale eventually became exhausted.Rate it:

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Nantucket sleigh rideA similar scenario involving a large fish.Rate it:

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ride downto cause (a horse) to fall when riding.Rate it:

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ride downto catch or catch up with (someone) by chasing on horsebackRate it:

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ride downTo bear down, as on a halyard when hoisting a sail.Rate it:

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ride herd onTo supervise a group of people, such as workers, and/or their actions, i.e. their work.Rate it:

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ride shotgunTo assist and protect.Rate it:

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ride shotgunTo ride in the front passenger seat of a vehicle, next to the driver.Rate it:

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ride shotgunProbably arose in early-20th-century Western fiction and movies to describe an employee armed with a rifle or shotgun riding next to a stagecoach driver for protection.Rate it:

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ride someone's assto find fault with someone, to constantly criticiseRate it:

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ride tall in the saddleTo act or conduct oneself in a manner that is imposing, impressive, resolute, or manly.Rate it:

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ride tall in the saddleTo ride a horse in an erect, imposing manner.Rate it:

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ride the coattailsTo succeed by virtue of association (with)Rate it:

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ride the pineTo sit on the bench, to not be used in a game.Rate it:

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ride the railsTo travel by railway train, trolley, etc.Rate it:

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ride the short busTo have a need for a special education program, as because learning disabled.Rate it:

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ride the short busTo participate in a special education program, such as for those with learning disabilities.Rate it:

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ride the waveTo take advantage of a profitable period.Rate it:

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take a ride to TyburnTo be executed.Rate it:

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take for a rideto deceive someoneRate it:

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thumb a rideTo flag or signal a passing vehicle in hopes of securing passage.Rate it:

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thumb a rideTo secure a ride by flagging down a vehicle.Rate it:

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