knock on wood

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Have not had a misfortune yet.

"I have never had an automobile accident, knock on wood," said Chris.

Additional definitions for 'knock on wood':

knock on woodA self-directive to undertake the customary action to ward off bad luck.
knock on woodTo take a customary action to ward off some misfortune that is believed to be attracted my a presumptuous statement.
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