Definition of lightning never strikes twice in the same place in English:

lightning never strikes twice in the same place

phrase

proverb
  • An unusual situation or event is unlikely to happen again in exactly the same circumstances or to the same person.

    • ‘If not, one could usually reconstruct the correct data from the printed record and the two tapes; without a printed record (sometimes the printer did not work), you punched a third tape and created the data tape for the next session on the principle that lightning never strikes twice in the same place.’
    • ‘There's an old saw that lightning never strikes twice in the same place, but in the case of my wife, Annette, and me, it did.’
    • ‘Thinking that lightning never strikes twice in the same place, one year after the incident administrators decided to place the figure back on his pedestal.’
    • ‘It is a myth that lightning never strikes twice in the same place.’
    • ‘It is said that lightning never strikes twice in the same place.’