lucky streak

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lucky streak

A series of concurrent fortunate outcomes or occurrences. I was having a bit of a lucky streak at blackjack, which is pretty unusual for me, so I started getting a bit more reckless with the amount of money I was willing to wager. His first few films were near universal successes, both critically and commercially, but since then he has released crappy film after crappy film. Was his early work just a lucky streak, or did he run out of good ideas so soon?
See also: lucky, streak

*lucky streak

 and *streak of luck
Fig. a series of lucky wins in gambling or games. (*Typically: be on ~; have ~.) Thanks to a lucky streak, I won enough in Las Vegas to pay for the trip.
See also: lucky, streak
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