Noun(1) an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another(2) a large amount of wealth or prosperity(3) an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome(4) your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you
(1) The president himself made a small fortune selling his failed oil company to business friends of his father.(2) Like I didn't spend a fortune having the Times sent to me every day.(3) Maguire missed four of the last Cheltenham Festivals due to ill fortune .(4) I spent a fortune on drink and drugs(5) Despite humble origins, her father amassed a small fortune buying, cultivating and reselling land.(6) But it still amounts to a substantial fortune for him not to have a share of.(7) But, thankfully, we've now got room to lock away the teak garden furniture that we spent a fortune buying at the start of the summer.(8) For example, it cost a small fortune just for the extension cords.(9) he inherited a substantial fortune(10) And just as the serpent had promised, good fortune smiled upon the woodcutter and his wife.(11) Even though these items cost a fortune , they're bought because their owners don't want to be looked down on.(12) Like all Kias, the Sorento will not cost you a fortune to buy or to run.(13) Every misfortune, like any piece of good fortune , involves two questions: The first is how it happened, and the second is why.(14) Notwithstanding those difficulties the biggest problem facing any publisher is chance and fickle fortune .(15) he eventually inherited a substantial fortune(16) Items such as modern hi-tech lamps can cost a fortune to buy but you haven't begun to count the real cost until you work out what you pay to travel with them.
1. chance ::
2. luck ::
4. wealth ::
5. a huge amount ::
6. fate ::
7. hazard ::
1. past ::
Different Formsfortune, fortunes
Word Example from TV Shows
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I drink to your good FORTUNE.
Vikings Season 1, Episode 8
We'll sell it for a FORTUNE.
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 6
as long as your good FORTUNE holds.
Vikings Season 1, Episode 6
Then she would give me
a ship, and wish me good FORTUNE.
Game of Thrones Season 7, Episode 4
I wish you good FORTUNE in the wars to come.
Game of Thrones Season 5, Episode 1
English to Welsh Dictionary: fortune
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