Can you tell me where "more than a fluke" comes from?

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  • "more than a fluke" is not a set phrase. See fluke at thefreedictionary.com/fluke (3) – Kris Oct 3 '13 at 6:35
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    This question appears to be off-topic because it is based on a misconception that the expression is a set-phrase/ idiom. – Kris Oct 3 '13 at 6:36

A fluke is a chance occurrence:

fluke 3
1. A stroke of good luck.
2. A chance occurrence; an accident.
3. Games An accidentally good or successful stroke in billiards or pool.

So, more than a fluke means that something was more than simple luck. It is not really an idiom as such, more of a natural expression. In the same way as you would say it is more than his age or it is more than a car or whatever. It is a typical usage of a fairly common word.

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