break a leg!

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Break a leg! definition

  1. exclam.
    Good luck! (A special theatrical way of wishing a performer good luck. Saying good luck is considered to be a jinx.) : “Break a leg!” shouted the stage manager to the heroine.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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