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Getting or betting? #1 (permalink) Wed Dec 01, 2004 10:22 am   Getting or betting?
 

Test No. incompl/elem-6 "Start/Begin", question 7

I won a lot of money by getting on that horse but it was simply a case of ......... luck.

(a) start's
(b) starter's
(c) beginner's
(d) beginning's

Test No. incompl/elem-6 "Start/Begin", answer 7

I won a lot of money by getting on that horse but it was simply a case of beginner's luck.

Correct answer: (c) beginner's

Your answer was: correct
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Betting vs. getting #2 (permalink) Wed Dec 01, 2004 10:26 am   Betting vs. getting
 

So Richard,

You are doing an excellent job. Please do keep pointing out errors or typos. Yes, betting is the word need here. We'll make all the changes soon.

Thanks again,
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Getting or betting? #3 (permalink) Tue Jun 03, 2008 7:17 am   Getting or betting?
 

why not beginning's luck??
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Getting or betting? #4 (permalink) Mon Sep 22, 2008 9:41 am   Getting or betting?
 

dear teacher,

what does beginner's luck mean?
And Can't we use beginning's luck?

thanks in advance

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Getting or betting? #5 (permalink) Wed Sep 24, 2008 22:05 pm   Getting or betting?
 

Hi Teakay,

Beginner's luck is the luck of a beginner. The correct phrase is "beginner's luck" because only a person can have luck. A situation or a beginning can't have luck. Please let me know if this makes sense to you.

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Getting or betting? #6 (permalink) Thu Sep 25, 2008 5:24 am   Getting or betting?
 

Dear Torsten,

I understand now, that only person can have luck.Thankyou.
Btw, Im a newbie here. Try to improving my English skill. please to meet you.

regards,
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Getting or betting? #7 (permalink) Tue Apr 12, 2011 7:17 am   Getting or betting?
 

sir
why not stater's luck?
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