a run of bad luck

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a run of bad luck

A period of continuous misfortune. I've just had a run of bad luck lately. After losing my job, I found out that I won't be entitled to any social welfare payments while I look for work. She broke up with him? Wow, the poor guy's run of bad luck continues.
See also: bad, luck, of, run
References in classic literature ?
Unless I strike a run of bad luck and get cleaned out, in which case you shall see me before then.
30pm MASOOD is having a run of bad luck, to put it mildly, and now his job at The Vic goes from bad to worse with Linda telling him she's had enough and the trial is over.
30pm MASOOD is having a run of bad luck, to put it mildly, and now his job at The Vic goes from bad to worse, with Linda telling him she's had enough and the trial is over.
But her run of bad luck has hopefully come to an end after a British charity stepped in to save her.
His run of bad luck continued when he was jailed for a year.
Poor Amy Childs has had a run of bad luck in the romance department after splitting from live-in boyfriend Bradley When he was caught sending naughty pics to other women.
How do I get past my run of bad luck and get my practice back on track?
London, July 22 ( ANI ): Mercedes ace Lewis Hamilton is reportedly looking for divine intervention to turn his run of bad luck on the Formula One circuit around.
I read Hermes Solomon's comment in your paper on October 27 about his run of bad luck in trying to get some help at the Citizen Service Centre (CSC).
Mike, of Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, said: "I've never known such a run of bad luck - it's been one disaster after another.
I've had a run of bad luck with injuries but that's all it is, bad luck, and it's part of a jockey's life.
Hopefully, that's the end of this run of bad luck we've been on, with suspensions and everything else.
PAUL di Resta has described his recent run of bad luck as "a joke".
WOLVES boss Mick McCarthy believes his side's run of bad luck could have changed after a victory at Burnley which gives his team a "fighting chance" of top-flight survival.
MICK McCARTHY believes Wolves' run of bad luck may have changed after a win which gives his side a "fighting chance" of top-flight survival.