Fortune smiles on sb In english explanation

The meaning, explanation, definition and origin of the idiom/phrase "fortune smiles on sb", English Idiom Dictionary ( also found in Vietnamese )

author Evelyn Nguyen calendar 2022-02-24 05:02

Meaning of Fortune smiles on sb


The gods smile on somebody

Fortune smiles on sb sentence positive

The other expression of this idiom is "Fortune smiles upon somebody".

It is used to say that someone is lucky.


Fortune smiled on me and I was successful to figure out the solution.

I heard that Johnny has won a lottery. Fortune smiled on him!

Mary has got a promotion to a higher position. I guess fortune smiles upon her at the moment!

Fortune only smiles on anyone who is willing to take risks.

Other phrases about:

to count your lucky stars

To be thankful or grateful for one's good luck usually while avoiding a bad situation

it's an ill wind that blows no good
said to show that even a very bad situation brings an advantage for someone.
Even a Broken Clock Is Right Twice a Day

A normally unreliable person can still be right about something, even if it is only by accident.

by guess and by golly

Relying on guessing and luck

more by accident than (by) design

Because of luck or coincidence and not because of talent, skill or planning

Grammar and Usage of Fortune smiles on sb


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