lucky

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈlʌki/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈlʌki/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(lukē)


Inflections of 'lucky' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
luckier
adj comparative
luckiest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'lucky' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": luckies
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lucky

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
adj
  1. I'm one lucky [guy, girl, lady]
  2. that's one lucky [cat, dog, kid]!
  3. you're so lucky!
  4. are lucky to [have the chance, be able] to
  5. am lucky to have [been, tried, seen]
  6. am lucky enough to have a [great family, good job]
  7. it's (just) lucky that I [remembered to, left at]
  8. lucky you didn't [get sick, end up in jail]
  9. are lucky I couldn't [come, be there, see you]
  10. lucky for you I was [busy, out of town]
  11. we are the lucky ones
  12. count yourself lucky [you weren't hurt, he didn't catch you]
  13. I count myself lucky to [be, have, know]
  14. will never get lucky
  15. you just got lucky (this time)
  16. do you feel lucky?
  17. am feeling lucky (today)
  18. and our lucky winner is
  19. vulgar, UK: (you) lucky [git, sod, bastard]!
  20. vulgar: (you) lucky son of a bitch!
  21. [this is, it's] your lucky day!
  22. made a lucky [mistake, prediction, bet]
  23. he [got, was given] a lucky break
  24. we had a lucky escape
  25. it was just a lucky guess
  26. a lucky [shot, penalty, goal, decision]
  27. found a lucky penny
  28. is my lucky [charm, number, rabbit's foot]
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