A halfpenny was expected from every one to whom these were exhibited, and bad luck was thought to menace the household not visited by the doll-bearers before Christmas Eve at the latest.
As bad luck would have it, Mr. Randolph took the wrong road.
It's bad luck for the groom to see the bride before the wedding.
I've had bad luck with men.
Well, it isn't bad luck to talk to the groom on the phone.
But I have met with such bad luck that I am forced to sell them.
But I've just had the bad luck to come out of the sky, skip the solid earth, and land lower down than I intended.