Bad Break

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Bad Break

Informal; an investment that turns out badly despite proper due diligence and other precautions.
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Oh, George"--she reached for his hand--"we're two little orphans moving in worlds not realized, and we shall make some bad breaks.
However, he did mention of a couple of bad breaks, like the one on the par- 5 15th.
You get enough bad breaks in this game so it's nice if one goes your way.
ON August 1 our mum had a really nasty fall at home which resulted in two bad breaks in her arm.
There were good breaks both ways and bad breaks both ways, and it was just a bad break that went against us,'' said Oaks Christian coach Jan Hethcock, who also got a goal from Sam Fiala.
In it Wiseman tells you how to turn bad breaks into good ones - a handy skill for any card shark.
We got a few bad breaks but I can't say we deserved a hell of a lot better.
Granted, the Irish rode their luck at times - most notably when Colin Murdock fired against his own post and Jim Magilton chopped Jesper Gronkjaer down in the box - but no-one will deny them this slice of fortune after the bad breaks they have endured in this campaign.
A MAN FOR ALL SEASONS: Bad breaks and off-track distractions might derail some drivers.
While the Dodgers' weaknesses and bad breaks keep turning into surprising strengths, the league's other playoff teams face some kind of reverse momentum.
There are two rounds to go and maybe the leaders will get the bad breaks tomorrow.