luck out

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luck out

Also, luck into. Gain success or something desirable through good fortune. For example, We lucked out and found the same rug for half the price, or Nell and Dave lucked into a terrific apartment. [Colloquial; mid-1900s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
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