Luke vs Luck - What's the difference?
As a verb luke
is to pull
As a proper noun luck is
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* (rare biblical abbreviation)
(en proper noun
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(Luke the Evangelist), an early Christian credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.
- "Your parents like Cool Hand Luke''''', yes?" "I don't really know. Why?" "Why? Because they name you '''Luke'''." I was worried I might have to explain that my name wasn't all that uncommon, and, anyway, Claudia had named me after the alter ego of Hank Williams, ' Luke the Drifter.
(biblical) The Gospel of St. Luke, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the third of the four gospels.
- Luke , the beloved physician, and Demas, greet you.
Something that happens to someone by chance, a chance occurrence.
- The raffle is just a matter of luck .
- Sometimes it takes a bit of luck to get success.
- I couldn't believe my luck when I found a fifty dollar bill on the street.
A superstitious feeling that brings fortune or success.
- Gilbert had some bad luck yesterday — he got pick-pocketed and lost fifty dollars.
- He blew on the dice for luck .
- I wish you lots of luck for the exam tomorrow.
- I tried for ages to find a pair of blue suede shoes, but didn't have any luck .
- He has a lot of luck with the ladies, perhaps it is because of his new motorbike.
* fortune (both senses)
* bad luck
* down on one's luck
* good luck
* lucky break
* luck out
* luck of the draw
* luck of the Irish
* luck upon
* push one's luck
* ride one's luck
* run of bad luck
* sheer luck
* streak of good luck
To succeed by chance.
To rely on luck.
- His plan lucked out.
To carry out relying on luck.
- No plan. We're just to going to have to luck through.
1000 English basic words
- Our plan is to luck it through.