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synonyms for push one's luck

  • ask for it
  • bell the cat
  • court danger
  • court disaster
  • tempt the gods
  • try one's hand
  • try one's luck
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How to use push one's luck in a sentence

G was a gamester, who had but ill-luck; H was a Hunter, who hunted a buck.
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
The sense of bearing on to the voice, or endeavoring to push the tone by any pressure whatever, should be absolutely avoided.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
I wouldn't go on if I were you, sir; the luck's dead against you to-night; I wouldn't go on, indeed I wouldn't.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Then my luck changed and I found myself under one of the very greatest teachers of his time, Professor Huxley.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Thereupon the governor attacked him alone, and giving a violent push on the door, opened it.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
One Turkish Company, about a hundred strong, was making an ugly push within rifle shot of our ship.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
A resolute push for quite a short period now might reconstruct the entire basis of our collective human life.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
By bad luck d'Amade was away, up in the front trenches, and I could not well deliver myself to des Coigns.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
His only chance of ultimate recovery was to push boldly forward, and to betray no fear of failure.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Well, we must try our luck with a regulation sabre; they can't well refuse it; ours is the stronger and bigger man.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PUSH ONE'S LUCK

  • ask for it
  • bell the cat
  • court danger
  • court disaster
  • push one's luck
  • tempt the gods
  • try one's hand
  • try one's luck
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.