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beginner's luck

refers 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.
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He put the ball in the net but as I said to him, I don't know if it's beginner's luck, but he needs to practise a bit more before he'll be able for the team.

Submitted by acronimous on May 18, 2017

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beginners geluk

sorte de principiante

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