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    Cool As luck would have it

    In following sentece:

    As luck would have it, Joe has an idea to take the company in a new direction...

    What's the meaning of As luck would have it? Maybe, for better or for worse?

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    Re: As luck would have it

    "As luck would have it" means, in this case that 'Joe' was intending to take the company in a different direction before an event happened, that would take the company in a different direction anyway.

    Hope this explanation is helpful.

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    Re: As luck would have it

    I am not a teacher.

    It just means that's how something turned out, whether by good luck or bad.

    "We had to go back to the shop for a refund. As luck would have it, there was a queue."

    "As luck would have it, the light changed to red."

    "As luck would have it, it didn't rain at the picnic"

    "As luck would have it, it rained at the barbecue".

    In your sentence, maybe it can be swapped for "luckily" or "fortunately". It's hard to say without the context.

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