As good luck would have it






Phrases from Shakespeare



As good luck would have it





Meaning:

By fortunate chance.



Example:







Origin:

From Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor, 1600:

FALSTAFF:

You shall hear. As good luck would have it, comes
in one Mistress Page; gives intelligence of Ford's
approach; and, in her invention and Ford's wife's
distraction, they conveyed me into a buck-basket.


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