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For me, it's all I've wanted to do. I did local plays and productions, local theater groups and anything that involved it. And then, I went and studied it, attended drama school and got my first lucky break in the theater in London, and just went from there.
Colin Morgan

Meaning of "lucky break" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LUCKY BREAK

lucky break  [ˈlʌkɪ breɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LUCKY BREAK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Lucky break is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LUCKY BREAK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of lucky break in the English dictionary

The definition of lucky break in the dictionary is a fortunate and unexpected turn of events.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LUCKY BREAK


brake
breɪk
break
breɪk
canebrake
ˈkeɪnˌbreɪk
corncrake
ˈkɔːnˌkreɪk
daybreak
ˈdeɪˌbreɪk
drake
dreɪk
firebreak
ˈfaɪəˌbreɪk
handbrake
ˈhændˌbreɪk
heartbreak
ˈhɑːtˌbreɪk
housebreak
ˈhaʊsˌbreɪk
jailbreak
ˈdʒeɪlˌbreɪk
make-or-break
ˌmeɪkəˈbreɪk
mandrake
ˈmændreɪk
mini-break
ˈmɪnɪbreɪk
newsbreak
ˈnjuːzbreɪk
outbreak
ˈaʊtˌbreɪk
rake
reɪk
sheldrake
ˈʃɛlˌdreɪk
strake
streɪk
windbreak
ˈwɪndˌbreɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LUCKY BREAK

luck
luck out
lucken
luckenbooth
luckengowan
luckier
luckiest
luckily
luckiness
luckless
lucklessly
lucklessness
Lucknow
luckpennies
luckpenny
lucky
lucky bag
lucky charm
Lucky Country
lucky dip

WORDS THAT END LIKE LUCKY BREAK

career break
city break
coffee break
commercial break
freak
gaolbreak
halterbreak
leg break
lunch break
make or break
March break
off break
page break
parbreak
price break
service break
station break
tax break
tea break
tie-break
wordbreak

Synonyms and antonyms of lucky break in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «lucky break» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LUCKY BREAK

Find out the translation of lucky break to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of lucky break from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «lucky break» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

golpe de suerte
570 millions of speakers

English

lucky break
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

भाग्यशाली तोड़
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كسر محظوظا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

счастливый случай
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

golpe de sorte
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভাগ্যবান বিরতি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

coup de chance
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Rehat bertuah
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Glücksfall
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

幸運
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

행운
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lucky break
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

nghỉ may mắn
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அதிர்ஷ்ட முறிவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

भाग्यवान ब्रेक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

şanslı kaçış
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

colpo di fortuna
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

lucky Break
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

щасливий випадок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

noroc chior
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τυχερό διάλειμμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gelukskoot
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lucky break
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

lucky Break
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of lucky break

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LUCKY BREAK»

The term «lucky break» is regularly used and occupies the 61.747 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LUCKY BREAK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about lucky break

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2 QUOTES WITH «LUCKY BREAK»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word lucky break.
1
Colin Morgan
For me, it's all I've wanted to do. I did local plays and productions, local theater groups and anything that involved it. And then, I went and studied it, attended drama school and got my first lucky break in the theater in London, and just went from there.
2
Liz Phair
Am I coasting on some early success? Yeah. It was a good lucky break for me. But I would rather earn my way back again than simply conform to what people are expecting.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LUCKY BREAK»

Discover the use of lucky break in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to lucky break and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Lucky Break
A captivating new novel about the world of acting from the acclaimed author of Hideous Kinky and Love Falls
Esther Freud, 2011
2
Lucky Break (Mills & Boon M&B)
Carly Phillips. Lucky Break Carly Phillips Dear Reader, I am so excited for you to read. www.millsandboon.co.uk.
Carly Phillips, 2014
3
Lucky Break
Packed with insider stories that all race fans will love and a foreword from Sir Alex Ferguson, this is without doubt the essential racing book of 2009.
Paul Nicholls, 2009
4
Lucky Break
Only, Jackson isn't Romeo, he's Mercutio. And, even worse, Garrick, the grossest of the vampire 'Beasts' gang, is playing Romeo. Oh my darkness! The twins need a lucky break like a vampire needs blood.
Sienna Mercer, 2011
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Lucky Break
Sheltered her entire life, twenty-one year old Olivia "Lucky" Saldano's dreams are coming true.
Liliana Rhodes, 2013
6
A Lucky Break
For Kacie Cooper, life in Leicester in 1959 is almost perfect.
Lynda Page, 2010
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Lucky break: how I became a writer
More than twenty contemporary authors talk about what led them to their lucky break becoming a writer.
Howard Junker, 1999
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Lucky Break: Poems
Here are poems, crafted with intelligence and vision, that speak to this moment, living as we are in a world "at the edge of all our changes." Terry Ehret is one of the founders of Sixteen Rivers Press.
Terry Ehret, 2008
9
Lucky Break: A Shamrock Falls Novel
She'll gamble her heart on the best friend she left behind... One lucky break is all struggling actress Sidney Williams needs.
Kelley Vitollo, 2012
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Lucky Break: An Inside Girl Novel
Instead of the long-planned Spring Break trip to Paris with her friends, teenage Flan, devastated after breaking up with her boyfriend Alex, finds herself traveling halfway around the world trying to recover from her loss.
J. Minter, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LUCKY BREAK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term lucky break is used in the context of the following news items.
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The details of escaped convicts David Sweat and Richard Matt's …
... tunnels to work in, and even had an exceptionally lucky break when a shutdown of the prison's heating system allowed him to take a shortcut. «Business Insider, Jul 15»
2
Boost Your Good Luck By Expecting to Be Lucky - Lifehacker
... take more chances and, statistically, the more chances you take, the more likely you are to catch a lucky break. As professor of psychology at ... «Lifehacker, Jul 15»
3
Minor League Baseball Team Apologizes to Fans After Bizarre …
... regarded, but Feldman, admirably, keeps on plugging away and paying his dues, grinding hard for his lucky break into the music industry. «Complex, Jul 15»
4
British Open Standings 2015: Monday's Easy-to-View Mobile …
Spieth followed his dominant Masters win by taking the U.S. Open by one stroke, getting a lucky break when Dustin Johnson missed a putt on ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»
5
Fleetwood Mac's 'The Chain' Inspired Singer-Songwriter Brandi …
Singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile got a lucky break about ten years ago when Dave Matthews heard her singing on a side stage at the Gorge, ... «Cleveland Scene Weekly, Jul 15»
6
Star Wars Battlefront Playable First on Xbox One - Twinfinite
Star Wars fans with Xbox Ones are getting a very lucky break. Phil Spencer, Head of Xbox at Microsoft, has confirmed via Twitter that EA DICE's ... «Twinfinite, Jul 15»
7
NASCAR Sprint Cup: 3 things we learned at New Hampshire | News …
“We got a lucky break,” he said. “That was our saving bucket right there.” Take note Cup teams. —By Godwin Kelly, godwin.kelly@news-jrnl. «Daytona Beach News-Journal, Jul 15»
8
Tim Farron is a reminder of what it actually means to be liberal …
But instead of being grateful for the advantages nature had bestowed on him, and the lucky break his parents had given him in the lottery of life, ... «Spectator.co.uk, Jul 15»
9
Mick Fanning thanks 'warrior' mate after shark attack | The New Daily
The surfing world took to social media yesterday to congratulate both Wilson for his heroics and Fanning for his lucky break. Fanning's Mother ... «The New Daily, Jul 15»
10
Editorial: Pictures from Pluto well worth the wait | savannahnow.com
Humanity also caught a lucky break from the fact that Pluto isn't cloud-covered. Other than snowy areas at the poles, it is a beige world with ... «Savannah Morning News, Jul 15»

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