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    to get the breaks

    Hello,
    I am reading currently a interesting book where is following sentence which make me confused. What is the meanig please?
    Thanks.
    Cestmir

    "People become wealthy because they get the breaks".

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    Re: to get the breaks

    get a break

    Obtain a favorable opportunity; get special consideration or treatment. For example, The understudy finally got a break when the star became ill, or The new price is higher, but you are getting a break on service. [c. 1900] Also see give someone a break.

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    Thumbs up Re: to get the breaks

    Thanks a lot for the super quick answer, Soup.


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    get a break

    Obtain a favorable opportunity; get special consideration or treatment. For example, The understudy finally got a break when the star became ill, or The new price is higher, but you are getting a break on service. [c. 1900] Also see give someone a break.

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    Re: to get the breaks

    You're most welcome, Cesta.

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