nice break(redirected from a nice break)
A very fortunate or beneficial chance or happenstance. We were stuck in our investigation, but we got a nice break when an anonymous source tipped us off to a possible culprit. "Hmph, nice break," grumbled Mike, after his little sister got a hole-in-one on the very first hole of the course.
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