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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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Bojan Bogdanovic scored 20 points and Darren Collison added 14 to lead the Pacers, whose six-game winning streak ended with this one.
And it is interesting that at the other end of the 20th century another impressive winning streak played its part in a period in which Welsh identity was given something of a reboot.
It may not be a 132-year winning streak, but few managers would want to deliver the first quarterly loss in 10 years.
Had they won a 10th title in Doha, Hingis and Mirza would have tied Jana Novotna and Natasha Zvereva for the longest winning streak since 1990 at 44 match wins, but still had a ways to go before catching Martina Navratilova and Pam Shriver, who amassed 109 straight matches between 1983 and 1985.
Winning 90 per cent and losing just 10 per cent of the matches is in itself a huge achievement and we want to keep extending our winning streak. We never rest on our laurels but plan out our moves to win the next tournament as soon as we finish a tournament," added Sajan.
Beesley's team have put together a six-match winning streak heading into this afternoon's clash with Harrogate Town in the FA Cup and he says that confidence is now high among his players.
The S&P 500 clung to a 0.4 percent gain to maintain its quarterly winning streak.
He's always reliable and beloved by the audience that tunes into Winning Streak.
Again Newcastle returned victorious, but on this occasion it was a 2-0 win via NUFC poster boys Kevin Keegan and Peter Beardsley - the wins formed part of a six-game Division Two winning streak.
Tokyo stocks gained ground Monday, with the Nikkei posting an eight-session winning streak, as sentiment was buoyed by upbeat U.S.
Sagesse have yet to surrender pole position this season, and they are now on a six-game winning streak since their last loss against neighboring rivals Riyadi 70-67 Jan.
Summary: Dubai: Novak Djokovic extended his winning streak to 18 matches to claim a fourth Dubai ...
Ferrer went into the clash on an 11-match winning streak but blew six break points on his way to losing the first three games yesterday.
Summary: Prince William's winning streak ran out when he took penalties during a game of street hockey in Canada.
That was Djokovic's first win in 10 meetings with Nadal on clay, while it also brought an end to the Spaniard's 37-match winning streak on the surface.