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winning streak

A consecutive series of victories, successes, or instances of good fortune. The team, considered the least likely of the entire league to make it to the playoffs, has continued its remarkable winning streak for the 14th straight game. We've finally started having a bit of a winning streak with our latest products. Caught up in an unbelievable winning streak, I started making riskier and riskier bets, until I ended up losing everything in a single game of cards.
See also: streak, winning

winning streak

A series of consecutive successes, a run of good luck, as in Our son-in-law has been on a winning streak with his investments. This expression comes from gambling. [Mid-1900s]
See also: streak, winning
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Sinead, who is married to naval officer Conor Kirwan, joined Marty Whelan on Winning Streak in 2011 and the pair will celebrate the 1,000th episode on February 24.
30, 1971, to end the Chieftains' 23-game winning streak.
For you historians, the current longest scholastic winning streak now belongs to the Christian Brothers Academy (Lincroft, NJ) cross-country program, which stands at 289 and counting.
Gerry scooped more than [euro]250,000 when he first appeared on Winning Streak in 2012.
The Huskies have two of the five longest home winning streaks in women's basketball, their record of 99 snapped two years ago and an earlier 69-game streak.
Miami plays at home against Philadelphia on Friday, and a win would match the 12th-longest winning streak in NBA history.
We appointed ourself the unofficial public accountant for winning streaks.
Winning Streak is returning to our screens for the summer to replace The Million Euro Challenge which was presented by Nicky Byrne.
The 17-game winning streak is tied for the eighth longest in NBA history, but is 16 games behind the Lakers' league record set in 1971-72.
National Lottery chief Dermot Griffin said: "We're very excited about this new season of Winning Streak.
Little Aaron Betson's mum Adelaide played the Winning Streak games for the child and picked up cash prizes of EUR37,800 and a EUR33,000 car.