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as luck would have itAs it happened; how it turned out; by good fortune; fortunately or luckily.Rate it:

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could have, would have, should haveExpressing regret at something that cannot now be changed.Rate it:

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do unto others as you would have them do unto youOne should treat others as one would like others to treat oneself; an expression of the golden rule.Rate it:

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who would have thought itAn expression of surprise or incredulityRate it:

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as luck may have itby chance, luckilyRate it:

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some people have all the luckSuggests that someone is enjoying more success than they deserve.Rate it:

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she would rip a dog off a gut wagonA gut wagon was a horse drawn wagon that was used for collecting butcher's scraps for further processing. The wagons were often followed by determined and persistent dogs intent on eating the contents of the wagon. It took a great deal of effort to keep these dogs away from or off the wagon. A person's appearance ugly or objectionable enough to discourage or scare the dogs from the gut wagon would be ugly indeed.Rate it:

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butter would not melt in someone's mouthAlternative form of butter wouldn't melt in someone's mouthRate it:

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chance would be a fine thingAlternative form of chance'd be a fine thingRate it:

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Eddie would goSaid of challenging surfing conditions or a challenging wave or challenges in general. Used as an encouragement or as a general comment on difficulty or dangerRate it:

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face that would stop a clockA shockingly attractive face.Rate it:

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face that would stop a clockA shockingly unattractive face.Rate it:

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I wouldUsed to denote that a speaker finds another sexually attractive.Rate it:

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if pigs had wings they would fly(colloquial) Expresses speakers skepticism toward a hypothetical argument by another.Rate it:

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should've would've could'veAlternative form of could have, would have, should haveRate it:

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what would Jesus doExpression intended to help a person facing a choice with moral, ethical or religious implications.Rate it:

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what would you likeUsed to ask the interlocutor what they would like to order, to buy or have a look at.Rate it:

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would it hurtUsed to point out that the interlocutor is failing to do something relatively easy that they should be doing.Rate it:

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would it kill someoneIndicates the speaker is annoyed that someone is not doing something they should do.Rate it:

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would not throw someone out of bedan understatement meaning one finds a person sexually attractiveRate it:

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would you mind putting on your seat beltPolitely asks someone in a vehicle to put on their seat belt.Rate it:

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beginner's luckrefers 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.Rate it:

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shit out of luckCompletely out of luck; in unfortunate circumstances such that all options for achieving one's goal are exhausted; unlucky; screwed.Rate it:

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bad luckill-fortuneRate it:

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be in luckTo be lucky in getting something that one wants.Rate it:

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best of luckUsed to express hopes that someone does well in a new endeavor.Rate it:

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devil's luckastounding good luck.Rate it:

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down on one's luckUnlucky or undergoing a period of bad luck, especially with respect to financial matters.Rate it:

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dumb luckpure chance; luckRate it:

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good luck with thatAn expression wishing someone success in an unlikely enterprise.Rate it:

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luck inTo experience good luck; to be fortunate or lucky.Rate it:

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luck intoto find by chance, to chance uponRate it:

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luck of the drawThe random production of favorable or unfavorable results; chance.Rate it:

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

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luck outTo experience great luck; to be extremely fortunate or lucky.Rate it:

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luck outTo have run out of luck.Rate it:

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out of luckExperiencing a temporary misfortune.Rate it:

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push one's luckTo take an excessive risk or to attempt some task unlikely to succeed, especially after having already been unexpectedly lucky.Rate it:

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ride one's luckTo avoid failure only by good fortune.Rate it:

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shit out of luckWhen one has attempted to gain something, either tangible or not, and the attempt failed, either through denial, missed opportunity, etc.Rate it:

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streak of good luckA series of lucky events.Rate it:

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the luck of the drawOne Draws Straws, WIN! OR LOSE!, It's The 'Luck Of The Draw!Rate it:

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tough luckBad luck.Rate it:

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try one's luckTo make a risky attempt.Rate it:

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with any luckit is hoped that; hopefullyRate it:

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Appendix:Snowclones/if Eskimos have N words for snow, X have Y words for ZUsed to suggest by analogy that Y has frequent interaction with Z or spends substantial time thinking about Z. Often used with other language, country or region stereotypes.Rate it:

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better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at allHaving experience of love, even if it ended, is better than having no experience of love.Love is worthwhile despite the pain involved in separation.Rate it:

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have a good timeTo enjoy oneself.Rate it:

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have a snootfulTo be drunk.Rate it:

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have a word withTo talk or speak with.Rate it:

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