megfogja az Isten lábát

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally: "to grab the leg of God".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɛkfoɡjɒ ɒzˈiʃtɛn ˈlaːbaːt]

Verb[edit]

megfogja az Isten lábát

  1. (idiomatic) to be very fortunate

Usage notes[edit]

It is said when someone receives some unforeseen or unexpected good. Normally used in past tense: megfogta az Isten lábát