Luck

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Beyond ControlPlay
Use 'luck' to describe outcomes you can't influence or predict, emphasizing a lack of control. SlideDespite my efforts, my luck will determine the lottery result.
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Not Always PositivePlay
'Luck' can refer to both good and bad outcomes, so specify the kind when context doesn't make it clear. SlideShe found her lost dog by bad luck; it was injured.
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Calculable ChancesPlay
Use 'run of luck' when discussing a series of fortunate events, possibly implying a change soon. SlideWith his run of luck, he's due for a mishap.