Nowy angielsko - polski słownik idiomów i zwrotów, autor: Lidia Simberowicz. Wersja książkowa słownika dostępna u wydawcy HaraldG.
have the luck of the devil
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The fellow that did it must have had the luck of the devil.
Dad says Lucas has the luck of the devil."
"Even flying low, like we did, we had the luck of the devil.
I had been certain that Metcalfe must have lost us in the storm - he had the luck of the devil.
'So he had the luck of the devil, too.'
"scrag," willi said, when he could talk, "you've the luck of the devil.
'Ponmy soul,Ramage,either you have the luck of the devil or you know how to choose people."
When the story was done, he said, "You boys had the luck of the devil--I hope you know that.
"And so, our Russian neighbors have the luck of the devil," Fang Gan replied, handing the folder over to the senior Minister Without Portfolio.
She had the luck of the devil, and when she was pressed she had almost the cleverness of the devil - but almost was the key word.
She has the luck of the devil himself, Paul thought drearily, and watched as she put the mower in neutral and then pushed it off the trooper with one hard shove.
And then, just a few weeks later, to France... Some would say that you have had the luck of the devil, but I do not personally believe in the devil - or in God, for that matter.
He escaped from the results of that only because he had the luck of the devil; and twice, since I married Ankaret, I have had to come to the rescue financially to save him from being sent to prison.
He later moved to Castello di Vincigliata P.G. 12, 'Chief backgammon expert was Neame, but it made it perfectly furious to play with him, as he always seemed to have the luck of the devil'.
On our way, Lestrade commented sourly that Holmes also had the luck of the devil; although Lestrade had commanded the wagon-driver to wait, we had no more than emerged from our lodgings when that exquisite rarity clip-clopped down the street: an empty hackney in what had become a driving rain.