ride one's luck

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ride one’s luck

  1. (idiomatic) To avoid failure only by good fortune.
    • 2011 January 23, Alistair Magowan, “Blackburn 2 - 0 West Brom”, BBC:
      Blackburn rode their luck to beat a battling West Brom as they moved up to seventh in the Premier League table.