lucky break

(redirected from a nice break)

lucky break

 and a nice break; a big break
significant good fortune or opportunity. I need a lucky break about now. She's never had a lucky break. Mary is going to get a big break soon.
See also: break, lucky
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Astley's 80-48 win in the second was the start of three straight frame wins and included a nice break of 49.
NGOSFORTH and Coxlodge's only defeat in their 5-1 victory in the Chisholm Scottish Breweries League came when Ian Kirkup knocked in an early 40, but then had to sit and watch Clayton SC Keith Richardson rattle in a nice break of 70 to claim the frame.