if it werent for bad luck, Id have no luck at all

if it werent for bad luck, Id have no luck at all is a phrase most often used by someone who seems to be having a lot of bad luck. This phrase is telling someone else that all of their luck is bad luck and never any good luck. If your only luck is bad luck, in other words, bad things always seem to happen to you, you might tell someone If it werent for bad luck, Id have no luck at all. The meaning of this is that good things never happen to you.