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fortuna

  
   sf  
a      (destino)    fortune, destiny  ,   (favorevole)    luck
predire la fortuna a qn      to tell sb's future  
la ruota della fortuna      the wheel of fortune  
è girata la fortuna      my (o your ecc) luck's changed  
tentare la fortuna      to try one's luck  
portare fortuna      to bring luck  
mi ha sempre portato fortuna      it's always brought me good luck  
colpo di fortuna      stroke of luck  
per fortuna      luckily, fortunately  
(per) fortuna che sei passato, è una fortuna che tu sia passato      it's lucky that you were passing  
per fortuna sei arrivato in tempo      luckily, you arrived in time  
aver fortuna      to be lucky  
avere la fortuna di fare qc      to be lucky enough to do sth  
è tutta fortuna la sua      he's just lucky  
che fortuna!      what luck!  
buona fortuna!      good luck!  
b      (successo, ricchezza)    fortune  
costa una fortuna      it costs a fortune  
fare fortuna        (persona)    to make one's fortune,   (libro, film ecc)    to be successful  
cercare fortuna      to seek one's fortune  
c    di fortuna        (riparazione)    makeshift, emergency    attr     
atterraggio di fortuna      emergency landing  
albero/timone di fortuna        (Naut)   jury mast  
Translation Italian - English Collins Dictionary  
buona fortuna! exp.
good luck!

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"fortuna": examples and translations in context
Ned e io credevamo potesse portarmi fortuna. Ned and I thought it might bring me luck.
Mi serve tutta la fortuna possibile. I could use all the luck I can get.
Per il compratore giusto potrebbe valere una fortuna. Why, to the right buyer he could be worth a fortune.
Possano questi cavalli portarvi più fortuna che al precedente padrone. May these horses bear you to better fortune than the former masters.
Se abbiamo fortuna, riprenderà conoscenza tra pochi giorni. If we're lucky, he'll regain consciousness in a few days.
Che fortuna che Cechov sia vissuto in Russia. How lucky that Russia should have had such a man as Chekhov.
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