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    Question luck

    dear teachers,
    could you please tell me if the sentence below is correcrt or not,
    "How unlucky of you!"
    when I mean to say, "I'm sorry that you are unlucky" ?
    Thanking you in advance

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    Re: luck

    Quote Originally Posted by umeshsant
    dear teachers,
    could you please tell me if the sentence below is correcrt or not,
    "How unlucky of you!"
    when I mean to say, "I'm sorry that you are unlucky" ?
    Thanking you in advance

    I'm sorry that you are unlucky - sounds awkward.
    "How unlucky of you!" - sounds OK
    or
    Sorry you had no luck.


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    Re: luck

    Quote Originally Posted by Marylin
    I'm sorry that you are unlucky - sounds awkward.
    "How unlucky of you!" - sounds OK
    or
    Sorry you had no luck.
    Thank for your reply,
    Could you tell me if it is "How unlucky of you!" or "How unlucky for you!" used in the same context.

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