Sod's Law

noun Brit. another name for Murphy's Law.

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  • Sod's law — n [U] BrE the natural tendency for things to go wrong whenever possible used humorously American Equivalent: Murphy s Law ▪ It s Sod s law that the car breaks down when you need it most …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sod's law — states that if something can go wrong then it will …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Sod's law — [sädz] n. [Brit. Informal] MURPHY S LAW * * * …   Universalium

  • Sod's Law — noun uncount BRITISH HUMOROUS MURPHY S LAW …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Sod's law — [sädz] n. [Brit. Informal] MURPHY S LAW …   English World dictionary

  • sod's law —    Sod s law states that if something can go wrong then it will.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Sod's law —   Sod s law states that if something can go wrong then it will …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • Sod's Law — noun humorous axiom stating that anything that can go wrong will go wrong • Syn: ↑Murphy s Law • Hypernyms: ↑gnome * * * Sod s law see under ↑sod2 • • • Main Entry: ↑law Sod …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sod's Law — British, humorous the way in which plans fail and bad things happen where there is any possibility of them doing so. It s Sod s Law that on the one occasion when the train arrives on time, I m late! …   New idioms dictionary

  • Sod's law — noun (U) BrE humorous the natural tendency for things to go wrong whenever possible: It s Sod s law that the car breaks down when you need it most …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Sod's Law — UK / US noun [uncountable] British humorous the theory that if something can go wrong it will go wrong It s Sod s Law: the day before you go on holiday, someone offers you a job …   English dictionary


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