- n.（某人的）命运; 富有; 幸运; [常作复数]（人生事件中的）时运;
- 复数: fortunes;
- 第三人称单数: fortunes;
- 过去式: fortuned;
- 过去分词: fortuned;
- 现在分词: fortuning;
He amassed a fortune from silver mining.
She inherited a fortune from her father.
She built up her fortune by cannily playing the stock market.
Jane is determined to hold on to her fortune.
He overreached himself and lost much of his fortune.
I had the good fortune to be selected.
He is certainly being smiled on by fortune.
He could have made a fortune as a lawyer.
This was certainly a welcome change of fortune.
We're not looking to make a fortune.
They are typical of couples who plan a family without reckoning on the small fortune it will cost.
She has a fortune stashed away in various bank accounts.
I guess he must be worth a small fortune.
He has gambled away half his fortune.
He rolled up a huge fortune.
He lashed out half his fortune on his daughter's wedding.
Your money could bulk up to a fortune if you save everything you can.
At 25 he inherited a fortune and become a multimillionaire.
Fortune has rarely smiled on me.
After this concert she was firmly on the road to fame and fortune.
The widow is in possession of a large fortune.
Jim's father wanted to invest his own father's fortune in the business, which unluckily went by the board.
Those jewels must have cost a small fortune.
All these stoppages are costing the company a fortune.
He kissed away a large fortune.
She won a fortune in a lottery.
I admire at your fortune.
Fortune favo ( u ) rs the brave.
Men are subject to sudden changes of fortune as the moon is subject to the changes of being full and crescent, cloudy and clear.
His fortune was at its nadir.
She inherited a big fortune from her father.
She made a big fortune from wise investment
So what factors, at the community level, do predict if poor children will move up the economic ladder as adults? What explains, for instance, why the Salt Lake City metro area is one of the 100 largest metropolitan areas most likely to lift the fortunes of the poor and the Atlanta metro area is one of the least likely?Harvard economist Raj Chetty has pointed to economic and racial segregation, community density, the size of a community's middle class, the quality of schools, community religiosity, and family structure, which he calls the single strongest correlate of upward mobility.
Gene was thrilled, thinking he would make his first fortune.
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1. an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that causes an event to result one way rather than another;
"bad luck caused his downfall"
"we ran into each other by pure chance"
2. a large amount of wealth or prosperity
3. an unknown and unpredictable phenomenon that leads to a favorable outcome;
"it was my good luck to be there"
"they say luck is a lady"
"it was as if fortune guided his hand"
4. your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you);
"whatever my fortune may be"
"deserved a better fate"
"has a happy lot"
"the luck of the Irish"
"a victim of circumstances"
"success that was her portion"
fortune favours the brave
(proverb)a successful person is often one who is willing to take risks
the fortunes of war
the unpredictable, haphazard events of war
make a (或 one's) fortune
acquire great wealth by one's own efforts
a small fortune
(informal)a large amount of money
tell someone's fortune
make predictions about a person's future by palmistry, using a crystal ball, or similar divining methods
destiny, fate, lot, doom, luck, fortune