Break a leg
- (idiom) Good luck! (A special theatrical way of wishing a performer good luck. Saying “good luck” is considered by actors to be a jinx.)
“Break a leg” in Hindi
- भाग्य तुम्हारे साथ हो
“Break a leg” Origin
- Well-wishers typically say “Break a leg” to actors and musicians before they go on stage to perform. The origin of the phrase remains obscure. The expression reflects a theatrical superstition in which wishing a person “good luck” is considered bad luck.
“Break a leg” in a sentence
- That bizarre well wishing saying ”break a leg” totally backflipped for these movie stars below who sustained some truly awful injuries on set.
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- “Break a leg” is common slang among performing artists that means, counter intuitively, “good luck.
Idiom- Break a leg