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winning streak

A series of consecutive successes, a run of good luck, as in Our son-in-law has been on a winning streak with his investments. This expression comes from gambling. [Mid-1900s]
See also: streak, winning
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He said: "It's a completely different show to what Winning Streak is so it's chalk and cheese.
30, 1971, to end the Chieftains' 23-game winning streak.
For you historians, the current longest scholastic winning streak now belongs to the Christian Brothers Academy (Lincroft, NJ) cross-country program, which stands at 289 and counting.
Since it began in 1990 Winning Streak has consistently brought huge prizes and great entertainment to players and television audiences alike.
We appointed ourself the unofficial public accountant for winning streaks.
Paul Pierce, Rando Rondo, Kendrick Perkins, Tony Allen, Leon Powe and Brian Scalabrine played for the Celtics during both their longest losing streak and their current winning streak.
Adelaide had already won the car and EUR12,800 cash during the show when she spun the Winning Streak wheel, scooping another EUR25,000 for her little boy.
Longshore's second 1-yard touchdown run with 49 seconds left took the final breath out of DeLa Salle, which had a 21-game winning streak snapped.
Despite the setback, USC, which fell short of matching Stanford's 51- game winning streak in 1985-87, is expected to receive the lone at-large berth to join Cal, UC San Diego and Navy in the final four.
The Clippers again had balanced scoring, and their five-game winning streak matches their longest from last season.
Two days removed from having its 121-match league winning streak snapped by Cleveland of Reseda, Granada Hills won its final three sets to clinch a 5-2 victory at El Camino Real of Woodland Hills (3-6, 2-4).
The Diablos prevailed 36-26 last season, De La Salle's last loss before starting a modest 12-game winning streak.
The Matadors take their five-match winning streak on the road to Pacific (3-10, 1-1) this week.
The teams bring a combined 60-game winning streak into next week's game.
We want to get another winning streak started,'' said Hall, who had two hits and two RBIs.