fickle\ finger\ of\ fate

• act of God
• fickle finger of fate
• the fickle finger of fate
noun
An occurrence (usually some sort of catastrophe) for which the people affected are not responsible; said of earthquakes, floods, etc.

Hurricane Andrew destroyed many houses in Florida, but some types of insurance did not compensate the victims, claiming that the hurricane was an act of God.


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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