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The Horse You Came in On Saloon, Baltimore Horse-themed bars must be bad luck for famous authors.

His capture could have been very bad luck for Col. Caballero.

I was repeatedly informed it was just bad luck and handed yet another prescription.

Guest workers end up in jail through bad luck, legal revenge, and cultural misunderstanding.

This was the emblem of King Richard II, who was saved from killing a white deer, which in British legend is terribly bad luck.

By bad luck d'Amade was away, up in the front trenches, and I could not well deliver myself to des Coigns.

I may add that I have had the same bad luck in all my former visits to the Islands, and never seen a Redstart.

As bad luck would have it, the man who was to stand with Eudora as groomsman failed to come, and I was asked to take his place.

But they ain't the only ones has bad luck—Smith, the painter, fell off a ladder an' got killed.

But Mrs. Keeney, sir—seems like she ain't jest satisfied up here, ailin' like—what with the cold an' bad luck an' the ice an' all.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to bad luck, such as: adversity, hardship, hard time, misfortune, setback, and tragedy.

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