lucky 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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We had majority of possession, especially in extra time, but one lucky break cost us the game.
The son of veteran pro Jay was stunned to hear about his success after starting the week 25th in the rankings and insisted he'd had a lucky break in the play-off.
AFTER another week of off-field frustration, Darlington manager Craig Liddle is hoping to finally get a lucky break on it tonight.
OLA Toivonen insists Sunderland are desperate for a lucky break as they look to halt their horrendous start to the campaign.
Now Bafetimbi Gomis has had a lucky break, he may get a goal at 13/2, but Danny Ings is the man to look at to open the scoring at 11/2.
He explained: "I did not get a lucky break when I was younger.
You need a lucky break YOU need a little bit of luck to win a derby.
MANAGER Neil Adams insists Norwich just need a lucky break or two to get their promotion challenge back on track.
The 37-year-old, who has become an international sex symbol after she featured as an alluring secretary Joan Harris on the hit television drama in 2007, insists that she was just like any other struggling actress before her lucky break, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.
The 38-year-old's header looked like a peach but he insisted it was the lucky break his side were due.
Manager Nigel Pearson was delighted with the victory but admitted his side had got a lucky break.
Atomic was stuck at Lane County Animal Services for six months before he got a lucky break in a loving foster home.
30am I switched on the light and continued reading Paul Nicholls' autobiography Lucky Break.
LUCKY BREAK - Win a great get-away-from-it-all two-night break at a Ramada Jarvis hotel - Page 5 of Right at Home.
McCarthy now believes it may take a lucky break to get Wolves winning again.