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subject to accident or chance or change

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Fleck's win was considered fluky, since he never won another event on the PGA Tour--he did win twice on the senior circuit--but Fleck reminded anyone who cared to listen that he finished third in the famed 1960 U.
You can't be fluky to be where we are after 17 games.
However, with the teams locked at 1-1, it was Papiss Cisse's fluky strike which managed to grab all three points for the Magpies.
As a result, the Cypriot sailor thinks his Australian rival may try to "match race" him - the sailing equivalent of a duel - on the tricky Nothe course, where the winds are fluky but spectators get a great view of the sailing.
There was nothing fluky, however, about Bull''s second and Bangor''s eighth near the end.
Notwithstanding Longoria's fluky bad luck in 2011, there are other reasons to expect 2012 to be his best season to date.
Summer is finally here after a long spring of fluky weather.
1 RWC winner since 1987 - 22 years (and that was a fluky chance of nature due to an enormous pack).
Holleran watched his side lose out to a fluky goal last weekend in a 1-0 home defeat to Bashley but felt defensively things improved immensely and is not only looking to three points on their Devon excursion but hopefully a clean sheet, just one in 17 league outings so far this term.
Sometimes it is best to completely forget about a loss, to chalk it up to a fluky off-night or just bad chemistry.
They scored in the first minute through Chris Iwelumo's outrageously fluky opener and the "Keystone Cops stuff" continued right to the final whistle when, but for two miraculous Kevin Foley goalline clearances and a shocking miss at the other end by Wolves substitute David Edwards, the result could still have gone either way.
THOUGHT Town defended admirably against Swansea in the first half only spoilt by the late goal which appeared somewhat of a fluky cross (not sure whether it took a deflection).
Sharply focusing on one of the fluky ironies that often help shape history, Ziv shows how Eshkol's fleeting but fateful tub during a national radio broadcast undermines the prime minister's authority--and even turns many members of the military against him.
After battling light fluky winds and thunderstorms over the previous few days, the racing got off to a fast start on Championship Monday.
The Newcastle goalkeeper made a string of excellent saves but could do nothing about Lukas Podolski's fluky 58th-minute winner.