turn of luck

Term

turn of luck

Definition

A sudden change of fortune, typically from bad to good.

Examples

We had a turn of luck when the weather improved just in time for the picnic

After a long stretch of bad luck, I finally had a turn of luck when I landed the job.

Origin

Unknown, but in use since the 17th century.

FAQs

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What does ‘turn of luck’ mean?

answer

It means a sudden change of fortune, typically from bad to good.

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Where does this phrase come from?

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The origin of this phrase is unknown, although it has been in use since at least the 17th century.