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1‘I'm lucky to have such a caring family’
fortunate, in luck, blessed, blessed with good luck, favoured, born under a lucky star, charmed
successful, prosperous, happy
advantaged, born with a silver spoon in one's mouth
British informal jammy
2‘I had a lucky escape’
providential, fortunate, advantageous, timely, opportune, serendipitous, expedient, heaven-sent, auspicious, propitious, felicitous, convenient, apt
chance, fortuitous, accidental, unexpected, unanticipated, unforeseen, unlooked-for, coincidental
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