put the jinx on (something or someone)(redirected from putting the jinx on one)
put the jinx on (something or someone)
To invoke a curse upon someone or something that brings bad luck or failure. A: "Oh wow, he could get a shutout." B: "Did you really just say the S-word? Now you've put the jinx on him!" Someone must be putting the jinx on our company, because everything seems to be going wrong lately.
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