About luck and bad luck, how to say in English

Reply Sat 3 Mar, 2018 04:45 am
How to say in English if luck/bad luck becomes inverse between two parties? To be more precise, I would like to say something like this: That was the time when war luck (???) turned to his side (or advantage).
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Reply Sat 3 Mar, 2018 04:54 am
There is no locution in English which is the equivalent of "war luck." You would need, therefore, to say: "That was the time when luck in war turned to his advantage." ("Turned to his side" would also not be a common locution in English. "His side" would be taken to mean him and all those who adhered to him, or to his policy.)
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Reply Sat 3 Mar, 2018 07:08 am
People talk about the "tide of fortune" turning against people, e.g. against Hitler from around 1942.
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