“If I won the lottery and could afford to live in Manhattan, no one would care, but here, I can have an effect,” DeWitt said.
These days, women often view a decent job and an employed husband as if such good luck were tantamount to winning the lottery.
And the fact that Degrassi was set in Canada, made in Canada … well, that was like winning the lottery.
Why, the majority of German lottery winners did not even quit their jobs.
Two male patients wrote to him that they had won the lottery after the surgery.
If you smile your face will be attractive, no matter how unlucky you were in the lottery of beauty.
We put into a lottery for a beefsteak pudding, and it is impossible to say what we may get.
Those who form companionships amid such circumstances go into a lottery where there are twenty blanks to one prize.
It was at the time when the Chamber was asked to authorise the issue of lottery stock.
The ministers preferred ready money by annuities for ninety-nine years, and by a lottery.
1560s, "arrangement for a distribution of prizes by chance," from Italian lotteria, from lotto "lot, portion, share," from same root as Old English hlot (see lot). Cf. Middle French loterie, from Middle Dutch loterje, from lot (n.).