101 Ways To Say Good Luck

Send good luck and wishes to your loved ones with some positive and inspiring words!

By Sneha TeteSneha Tete  • 

If you are looking for new ways to say ‘good luck,’ you have come to the right place! Most formal and casual wishing phrases convey a positive feeling to another individual. Of course, we don’t have control over luck, but wishing someone heartfelt ‘good luck’ when they need some additional encouragement and care is a gesture of goodwill and caring.

While it is completely acceptable to use the same term or alternatives in most cases, you may find it tedious. Do you want to express the same thoughts in a more engaging and lively manner? Don’t worry. We have got all you need to know right here. This article discusses some of the best ways to wish someone you care about good luck. Keep scrolling!

Ways To Say Good Luck

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  1. May the force be with you!
  2. Godspeed, friend!
  3. May God bless you – because you deserve it.
  4. Everything will work out just fine, I am sure of it.
  5. Best wishes.
  6. Go, blow them away!
  7. All the very best to you.
  8. Live super long and prosper!
  9. You were made for this. You got it!
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While wishing on text, send relevant and funny GIFs and memes with your message. This will help cheer up the other person and also ease their nerves a bit.
  1. May the forces of evil be nowhere near your path to success.
  2. Buona fortuna! (‘Good fortune’ in Italian.)
  3. Bring the trophy home!
  4. Go forth and conquer, young man/ woman.
  5. Be a Viking!
  6. Go get them, tiger!
  7. I Wish You Good Luck, Rock on!
  8. Go, make a difference!
  9. There is a 50-50 chance that you will succeed, and I am rooting for the positive 50.
  10. As you go forward, always remember that I am your biggest fan.
  11. Find your fortune.

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  1. May luck be in your favor, darling!
  2. You have my 100% support.
  3. Here’s a four-leaf clover I picked just for you.
  4. My prayers are with you.
  5. May your faith guide you in whatever you do.
  6. I am voting for you!
  7. Up and at ’em!
  8. Schwein haben. (‘Good fortune’ in German).
  9. May the blessings of *insert name of a famous celebrity here* be with you!
  10. May the winds of fortune always blow in your favor.
  11. I hope you win, buddy!
  12. Party on!
  13. Smooth sailing friend!
  14. Iyi şanslar! (‘Good luck’ in Turkish.)
  15. Kick their asses!
  16. May your roads always be smooth, and your burdens always be light.
  17. Believe in yourself, and you will make it happen.
  18. Gambatte! (‘Do your best’ in Japanese.)
  19. Do NOT be afraid of pressure. Always remember, pressure is what turns coal into diamonds.
  20. Bring home the moolah!

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  1. You will do great!
  2. Mesmerize them, bud!
  3. May you easily access all the information you have stored in your brain.
  4. Bonne chance. (‘Good luck’ in French.)
  5. Fare thee well!
  6. Be your own boss.
  7. Go hit the jackpot!
  8. I am rooting for you.
  9. Mihi fotunam spera. (‘Good luck’ in Latin.)
  10. May Lord give you the courage to face any challenge with a smile.
  11. Build a foundation with the bricks that others throw at you.
  12. Bi’t-tawfiq. (‘Good fortune’ in Arabic.)
  13. Alles Gute! (‘All the best’ in German.)
  14. Win big time!
  15. Fight on bruh!
  16. Come back a legend!
  17. It really doesn’t matter what you do. I hope good luck is always with you.
  18. Jūk néih hóuwahn. (‘Good luck’ in Cantonese.)
  19. Break a leg!
  20. Take the crown home!

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  1. Remember me when you are famous!
  2. Best of luck, buddy!
  3. Have fun while winning it!
  4. Many many blessings to you.
  5. Don’t mess it up, bruh.
  6. Knock them dead, pal!
  7. Do yourself justice, coz ye deserve it.
  8. Stun them all with your amazing performance!
  9. Wishing you lots of luck!
  10. Go with God, and don’t take any wooden nickels!
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Take a bouquet of yellow roses and write your message on a card if you are wishing the other good luck in person. This will instantly raise their spirits and help them face their challenge head-on.
  1. There is absolutely no one better than you to take on this challenge.
  2. Take home the bacon buddy!
  3. Have a blast!
  4. Here is wishing that everything will turn out just fine.
  5. You are the ace!
  6. Viel Glück. (‘Good luck’ in German)
  7. May the odds be in your favor.
  8. Kalí tíhi! (‘Good luck’ in Greek)
  9. Here is hoping that all of your efforts are fruitful.
  10. Pull off the heist successfully!

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  1. You got this, sweetheart.
  2. Fortune always favors the bold.
  3. Luck to you!
  4. To infinity and beyond!
  5. I am 100% confident that you will do very well.
  6. May the good lord be with you.
  7. Keeping my fingers crossed!
  8. Hang in there; it’s going to be alright.
  9. I know that God will guide you and always keep you on the right path.
  10. Will you give me your autograph when you make it super big?
  11. I am completely sure that your determination and hard work will help you in achieving your goal.
  12. Go! Have fun storming the castle!
  13. May your future be filled with joy, love, and all the other amazing stuff.
  14. Use your head, make them cry!
  15. Buena suerte! (‘Good luck’ in Spanish.)
  16. Let me know when you win it!
  17. Call on a higher power, and you will succeed.
  18. Throw salt over your shoulder, and see your opponents lose.
  19. Here’s a rabbit’s foot.
  20. May your efforts yield a positive result.
  21. Make good choices, and you shall win.

You can use these another way to say Good Luck to people you care about when the straightforward phrase just isn’t good enough. Maybe it is your best friend, partner, or sibling who needs your support.

Infographic: Global Gestures To Wish Good Luck To Loved Ones

Good luck wishes are important in one’s life to gain encouragement and confidence before any key event. Apart from adding positivity and zing to your wishes there are gestures you can try to wish a friend or family good luck. Because sometimes words just aren’t enough.

Check out the infographic below to know about interesting global gestures to wish good luck to loved ones.

global gestures to wish good luck to loved ones (infographic)

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Whether it is an exam, a contest, or a proposal, your loved ones need all the best of luck wishes they can accumulate to make sure they meet with success. While simple ‘good luck’ wishes usually do the trick, adding a zing to your good wishes is never a bad idea. It can melt away their nervousness, pump up their energy, and encourage them to achieve bigger things. For instance, wishes like ‘you are the ace,’ ‘have fun while winning it,’ and ‘bring the trophy home’ are replete with positivity, boosting your loved ones’ confidence further.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I say good luck at work?

Keep your good luck wishes at work short and straightforward. Be confident and optimistic towards the person while wishing them. It is best to avoid slang since the workplace is a formal setting.

How do you say good luck in slang?

“Knock ’em dead,” is how you say good luck in slang.

What are some good exam wishes for someone taking an exam?

Best luck wishes can make a huge difference to an individual’s confidence. Here are some wishes for those taking an exam:

  1. Good luck guys!
  2. All the best wishes for exam.
  3. All the best luck to you man!
  4. May you ace this exam!
  5. I hope all your hard work and determination pay off.

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