press one's luck

press one's luck
phrasal
: to push one's luck

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • press\ one's\ luck — • press one s luck • push one s luck v. phr. To depend too much on luck; expect to continue to be lucky. When John won his first two bets at the race track, he pressed his luck and increased his bets. If you re lucky at first, don t press your… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • press one's luck — or[push one s luck] {v. phr.} To depend too much on luck; expect to continue to be lucky. * /When John won his first two bets at the race track, he pressed his luck and increased his bets./ * /If you re lucky at first, don t press your luck./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • press one's luck — or[push one s luck] {v. phr.} To depend too much on luck; expect to continue to be lucky. * /When John won his first two bets at the race track, he pressed his luck and increased his bets./ * /If you re lucky at first, don t press your luck./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • press one's luck — depend too much on luck, expect to continue to be lucky He is pushing his luck if he thinks that he will continue to make a lot of money on the stock market …   Idioms and examples

  • push\ one's\ luck — • press one s luck • push one s luck v. phr. To depend too much on luck; expect to continue to be lucky. When John won his first two bets at the race track, he pressed his luck and increased his bets. If you re lucky at first, don t press your… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • push one's luck — See: PRESS ONE S LUCK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • push one's luck — See: PRESS ONE S LUCK …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • press push one's luck — depend too much on luck, expect to continue to be lucky He is pushing his luck if he thinks that he will continue to make a lot of money on the stock market …   Idioms and examples

  • luck — [luk] n. [ME lucke, prob. < MDu luk, contr. < gelucke < ODu * gilukki (> Ger glück, fortune, good luck) < ? IE base * leug , to bend (> LEEK, LOCK1): basic sense “what bends together,” hence, “what occurs, what is fitting, lucky …   English World dictionary

  • luck — See: DOWN ON ONE S LUCK, LUCK OUT, PRESS ONE S LUCK or PUSH ONE S LUCK, IN LUCK, OUT OF LUCK …   Dictionary of American idioms

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