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. But we're going to have the time of our lives."
However, he ran into some bad breaks as he tripled the very first hole on the last day and could not overcome the deficit to finish three over par 39 for the day and five over total for the tournament.
However, Copok ran into some bad breaks as he tripled the very first hole on the last day and could not overcome the deficit to finish 3-over par 39 for the day and 5 over total for the tournament.
'It's just a bad decision, just one those bad breaks of the game.
However, he did mention of a couple of bad breaks, like the one on the par- 5 15th.
So Imrie is under no illusions how crucial this game will be and reckons they're due a bit of luck in Dundee after the bad breaks they've copped in the four games since Martin Canning succeeded former boss Alex Neil.
"I think more than anywhere on the Open Championship rota there are a couple of fairways out there which you can get bad breaks.
ON August 1 our mum had a really nasty fall at home which resulted in two bad breaks in her arm.
In it Wiseman tells you how to turn bad breaks into good ones - a handy skill for any card shark.
(See BIBR, November-December 2004, MARKET BUZZ, "From Bad Breaks to Boons.") Numerous black bookstores across the country are having a difficult time keeping their doors open.
"I played well in the first two rounds and was hitting the ball well on the range before I went out, so I thought there was no reason why I wasn't going to go out and play well again, and I didn't do much wrong but I had a couple of bad breaks and bounces and suddenly I was seven over."
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.