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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AGUERO: MY LUCKY BREAK SERGIO AGUERO has told how pulling on a seat belt moments before his car crash may have saved his life.
And when the lucky break didn't turn out the way they hoped, they give up.
A Craig Watson header put Todd's troops in front just after the break before Bobby Linn got a lucky break when Annan keeper Jordan Hart's clearance hit him and rebounded into the net to double the lead.
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.
The first lucky break took place in his junior year of high school when Judy Berkenbilt asked him to be in "Belles On Their Toes," a play she was directing.
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.
MFC's Lucky Break nickel project in Queensland will be used as the pilot for identifying process improvements which may be applicable to the treatment of nickel laterite projects on a global basis.
It could have been the end, but for Kilgour it was the lucky break that brought him new life and true love.
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.
McCarthy now believes it may take a lucky break to get Wolves winning again.