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Pol. Łuck, city (1989 pop. 198,000), capital of Volyn region (see Volhynia), Ukraine, a port on the Styr River. Its industries produce scientific instruments, food products, and textiles.
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It was rotten luck that these reforms coincided with the impact of massive investment in electricity transmission poles and wires.
Williams (pictured) has had rotten luck when it comes to elite international football and missed the 2010 World Cup with a pelvic problem, so he is understandably determined to give himself every chance of being selected by Australia boss Ange Postecoglou.
However, the England Under-21 international has been dogged by rotten luck and injuries.
EVERTON have had some rotten luck with injuries this season, and news that Darren Gibson will be out for a while with a knee problem is a real blow.
It was just absolutely rotten luck and the way the match went we did not deserve to lose," Xavi, who captained the team with Carles Puyol on the bench, told reporters.
McMillan also claimed that Ponting's men are reeling from dubious selections and the kind of rotten luck with umpiring decisions that have dogged opposition sides for years.
We lost only because of rotten luck and the bad challenge on our keeper.
It was just his rotten luck to run into a few of them.
In the end, he had the rotten luck to outlive, but never quite outgrow, the sexual revolution he helped inspire.
But what rotten luck, now the chickens were recovering.
This wry commentary on the pitfalls of romance centers on unpublished writer Alan Rigatelli (David Coburn), whose rotten luck forces him to re-evaluate his life and goals: In 48 hours, he loses his job, his car, his girlfriend and his manuscript.