bad luck

This page is about the conversational phrase bad luck


You can say this to show you're sorry or sympathetic if something bad happens to someone.

For example

  • When he told me didn't get the job, I said "Bad luck, mate. Better luck next time."

  • After the game, the coach said, "Bad luck, girls. You tried hard, but it wasn't your day."

Also "too bad" or "that's too bad"

Quick Quiz

You can say "Bad luck" to a player if

a. you hope he loses

b. he only just lost

c. he only just won

Contributor: Matt Errey