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no such luck

This page is about the conversational phrase no such luck


You can say this if you're disappointed because something you'd hoped for didn't happen.

For example

  • "Did you get the tickets?"
    "No such luck. They'd sold out before I got there."

  • "Did your son win a medal?"
    "No such luck. He came fourth, unfortunately."

Quick Quiz

If someone says "No such luck", they're probably

a. pleased

b. unhappy

c. fortunate

Contributor: Matt Errey