Break a leg

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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 sayBreak 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.
    • I’m With Stupid: Why I’m Hoping to Break a Leg Next Week
    • Break a leg.” ‘I felt supported by everyone in the room who was watching.’
    • Break a leg, Macbeth: why are actors so superstitious?
    • Break a leg” is common slang among performing artists that means, counter intuitively, “good luck.

Idiom- Break a leg


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