м., -и, (два) късмѐта 1. (щастие) luck, книж. fortune; (щастлив случай) piece/stroke of luck/of good fortune, windfall; (неочакван) fluke; разг. a bit of fat; (за известен период) a run of luck; ако е ~ if all goes well, if it is fated; изтеглям ~а find the bean in the cake, draw a winner; имам голям ~ strike oil; имам ~ be lucky/fortunate, be in luck, have (the best of) luck; имам ~ в нещастието си fall on o.’s legs/feet; имам лош ~ strike a bad patch; имахме ~, че we were lucky that, it was lucky that, it’s a good job that; ~! (за добро, зло) as luck would have it; ~ът му работи fortune favours him, he is in luck, he’s got the plum; лесно му е, който има ~ he dances well to whom fortune pipes; лош ~ unluckiness, rough luck, разг. hard lines; that’s tough; на ~ on the off chance, at hazard, at a venture; нямам ~ be out of luck, have no luck, be unlucky; опитвам си ~а try o.’s luck/fortune; chance o.’s luck; осланям се на ~а си ride o.’s luck; оставям на ~ take o.’s chance, trust to chance; родѐн без ~ evil-starred, star-crossed; родѐн с ~ born with a silver spoon in his mouth;
2. (съдба) fortune, lot; • роди ме, мамо, с ~, па ме хвърли на смет give a man fortune/luck and cast him into the sea.