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    catch a break

    When his business got worse, he couldn't catch a break. Does "break" mean "a big succeess" or something?

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    ghost -He said he was a businessman who--who had the golden touch, An ability to be successful at anything endeavored. at least until lately, and now things were going sour,
    he couldn't catch a break. And he got some inside information about something,like a big merger.

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    Re: catch a break

    catch a break | definition by Idiom Quest
    Hope it helps.

    Quote Originally Posted by keannu View Post
    When his business got worse, he couldn't catch a break. Does "break" mean "a big succeess" or something?

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    ghost -He said he was a businessman who--who had the golden touch, An ability to be successful at anything endeavored. at least until lately, and now things were going sour,
    he couldn't catch a break. And he got some inside information about something,like a big merger.

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    Re: catch a break

    It means 'get a bit of good luck when he needed it'.



    Rover

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