luck of the draw

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The random production of favorable or unfavorable results; chance.

Etymology:

  • A allusion to the random manner in which playing cards are distributed or "drawn" in many card games.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

Additional definitions for 'luck of the draw':

luck of the drawA selection rife with low odds of winning. A game of chance. Luck associated with one's propensity for winning.
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