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strike it lucky

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstrike it luckystrike it luckyBritish English to be very lucky, especially when you were not expecting to We struck it lucky in Bangkok, where we were told there were some extra seats on the plane that night. strike
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strike it luckyBut whereas Errol struck it lucky, spare a thought for Instonian Neil Cooke.
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