English version

the luck of the draw

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe luck of the drawthe luck of the drawCHANCE/BY CHANCEthe result of chance rather than something you can control luck
Examples from the Corpus
the luck of the drawIt was by the luck of the draw that I got a corner office.United are getting the luck of the draws, but still need a lucky win.As always, jury duty is the luck of the draw.It depends on the luck of the draw.
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