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    break your legs

    Can "break your legs" mean "good luck", or only "break a leg" does?

    Thank you.

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    Re: break your legs

    The "Break a leg" expression is appropriate in a limited context. It is based on the belief (in theater) that it "jinxes" somebody if you wish him good luck.

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    Re: break your legs

    Break your legs does not work for me.

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    Re: break your legs

    Having spent a lot of time in theater, I have heard the following a number of times.

    A: Break a leg.
    B: Thanks.
    A: Even better, break both of them.

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