Luck can seem synonymous with "randomness." To call someone lucky is usually to deny the relevance of their hard work or talent.
Lucky people “appear to have an uncanny ability to be in the right place at the right time and enjoy more than their fair share of lucky breaks.”
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(His 2002 study was published in The Journal of Parapsychology. It is titled, “An Investigation into the Alleged Haunting of Hampton Court Palace: Psychological Variables and Magnetic Fields”).