have a purple patch

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have a purple patch

To experience much success or good luck. Primarily heard in UK. After falling behind early, the team had a purple patch and scored three quick goals to tie the game. After a few lean years, our business is finally having a purple patch, thank goodness.
See also: have, patch, purple
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