Bad Break


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Bad Break

Informal; an investment that turns out badly despite proper due diligence and other precautions.
References in classic literature ?
Oh, George"--she reached for his hand--"we're two little orphans moving in worlds not realized, and we shall make some bad breaks. But we're going to have the time of our lives."
You can play one great shot after another but all you need is one bad break, one wayward bounce, one putt which doesn't drop.
It's like she's getting over a bad break up, except that it's more sinister than that.
"We're totally gutted, it's a bad break," said trainer Mark Wallis.
Widnes coach Denis Betts said: "It's quite a bad break. He has an operation have his leg plated tomorrow.
1 Jordan Spieth, with whom Lahiri has struck a good friendship, the Indian had four birdies and one bogey, a result of a bad break on the par- five ninth hole.
Head coach Matt Soderstrom said: "It was a bad break when it happened and it's very unfortunate for Benn and ourselves that he required a second operation yesterday.
It was a bad break, but until then the dog was injury-free and hard hunting.
It's a bad break so we'll need to see if emergency surgery is needed.
2 : something produced by breaking <a bad break in the leg>
"It was a bad break. On occasions in games he was getting bangs on the site of the injury and that would stop him in his tracks.
"It's a bad break, too, so he's going to be out of action for a long time."